Law 595 - Apprenticeship
(Student must complete 60 hours of academic credit before seeking an apprenticeship opportunity.)
Honors students or students possessing at least a 2.800 cumulative law GPA (or other students by petition) are eligible to earn between 4 and 10 credit hours in an apprenticeship. Students will directly experience and participate in the practice of law by working under the supervision of a practicing attorney or judge in a government office, judicial chamber, nonprofit organization, or private firm, with oversight by a full-time faculty member. For the 2018-19 academic year, Regent Law will allow students to be compensated by their externship site and still get externship credit. Enrollment in apprenticeships is limited to the student's third year of law school and maybe done in the student's home state, Prior site approval is required. The Apprenticeship is graded as pass/low pass/no pass.
A student must complete fifty (50) hours of work for each credit hour of apprenticeship for which (s)he is registered.