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Southeast Louisiana Legal Services - Covington Office

Field Placement Supervisor
Roxanne Newman

Field Placement Office
423 N. Florida St.
Covington, LA 70433

Field Placement Website

Description of Field Work
Externs will assist attorneys with litigation, prepare research memos and briefs, take clients through intake, and other tasks. Focus on family law and domestic violence. This is an excellent opportunity to learn practical drafting skills and the practice of law from an initial client meeting to custody hearing and trial. 

Externship Requirements
All students are encouraged to apply. 

Application Process

Don't delay as opportunities will fill fast. Apply in early January through early April for a summer placement. The Office of Skills seeks to place all summer extern applications in by April 20th with finalized placements set by May 1st.  Apply in early March through June for a Fall or Spring placement. All externship applications for Fall should be submitted by July 31st.   Externship applications are processed on a first come first serve basis. 


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