Southeast Louisiana Legal Services - New Orleans Office

Field Placement Office

1340 Poydras St., Suite 600

New Orleans, LA 70112

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. Students may be placed in the following units:

Family Law Unit

Low-Income Tax Clinic Unit

Foreclosure Unit

Housing Unit (Landlord/Tenant issues) 

Employment & Public Benefits Unit

Veterans Unit

Medical-Legal Partnership


Externship Requirements
There are no specific requirements, though SLLS appreciates an applicant's sincere interest in poverty law.


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