Recirculating Farms Coalition

Field Placement Supervisor
Marianne Cufone, Esq., Executive Director and Founder of the Coalition

Field Placement Office
5721 Magazine Street, #191
New Orleans, LA  70115

Field Placement Website
http://www.recirculatingfarms.org/

Description of Field Work
This placement allows students to polish research and writing skills with an experienced attorney in environmental law.  Externs will contribute to positive change in legislative and policy processes related to environmental efforts of the office.  Responsibilities may include: legal and policy-oriented work, such as researching current case law, statutes, international law and more; writing memos, draft legislation, and government comment letters on rule-makings and bills; attend meetings and hearings; review regulatory comments, documents and rule-makings; and other tasks as appropriate relating to non-profit, government and environmental law.

Course recommendations:
Students may want to "tether" a doctrinal upper level elective to this externship experience.  For a tethered experience, the Office of Skills and Experiential Learning recommends  students enroll in any of following courses the same semester as enrolled in this externship: Environmental Law, Environmental Policy Advocacy. 

Application Process

Interested students should contact Prof. Linares at halinare@loyno.edu to schedule an appointment. After speaking with Prof. Linares, students will be directed to fill out the Externship Application available at http://law.loyno.edu/externships. Once cleared by OSEL to apply, students will be given instructions on submitting application materials to the placement.

Loyola's application deadlines for each semester are posted on the homepage of the Externship Program website. However, students should apply early as students are accepted on a rolling basis and placements may be filled prior to the application deadline.

 

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