Campbell Law School

The Campbell Law School Externship Program


UNLIMITED OPPORTUNITIES

The Externship Program at the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University gives every student the opportunity to achieve meaningful educational experiences in the public-service environment, including nonprofit organizations, public organizations, law firms, and with corporate counsel. 

Campbell law externs serve in a variety of areas:

* Public service

* Nonprofit organizations

* Corporate counsel

* Private practice – Pro Bono

Recent externship placements include:

* Federal judges, prosecutors, public defenders, and agencies

* State district attorneys, public defenders, and legal aid

* State trial and appellate courts

* State agencies, commissions, and boards

* Bankruptcy judges and courts

* City and county governments

* Medical / health care

* Corporate counsel, trade associations, and nonprofit organizations

* Pro Bono work with private law firms

EXTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS AT CAMPBELL LAW HAVE INCREASED OVER 300% SINCE THE CAMPUS MOVED TO RALEIGH IN 2009

Summer 2011 Externship Program statistics

* Opportunities in six different states, and in 15 different North Carolina counties.

* From the 2011 class, 77% of students completed at least one externship, with 18% completing more than one.

* From the 2012 class, 80% of students have completed at least one externship thus far, with 33% completing more than one..

Recent externship placements include:

*Private firms that commit to having these externs work only on the firm’s pro bono cases. Some firms have partnered with local legal aid offices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I came to this externship expecting to find which type of law I would like to practice, but instead found what type of lawyer I would like to be.”
Kim Lehman (U.S. District Judge)
 
For more information:
Professor Margaret Currin
Externship Program Director
Campbell University School of Law
225 Hillsborough Street, Suite 432
Raleigh, NC 27603
 
919-865-4683
Fax: 919-865-5885
currin@law.campbell.edu