Southeast Louisiana Legal Services - Westbank Office

Field Placement Supervisor
Andrea Jeanmarie

Field Placement Office
Manhattan Place Building
2439 Manhattan Blvd. Ste 103
Harvey, La. 70058

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, domestic violence, and consumer law. Students will learn practical drafting skills and learn the practice of law from the client meeting to motion practice. 

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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