Requirements for Field Placements

The field placement/organization must be:

  • a not-for-profit organization, or,
  • a federal, state or local government agency,
  • a federal, state, or administrative court/tribunal
  • a law firm, only if they are assigned exclusively to pro bono projects

The position:

  • must be UNPAID.
  • must entail substantive, law-related work.
  • must be supervised by a licensed attorney.
  • must provide adequate workspace for students to work on site. Working remotely is not permitted.

Requirements for Supervisors

All supervisors are required to sign a field placement contract form, which outlines their responsibilities.