Clinics and Field Placements
- Roadmap Terminology
- 1L Courses
- 2L Courses
- Business Law
- Civil Litigation/Appellate Practice
- Commercial / Bankruptcy Law
- Corporate Transactional Practice
- Criminal Law & Procedure
- Entertainment & Sports Law Roadmap
- Entrepreneurship & Law
- Environmental & Land Use Law
- Family Law
- Intellectual Property
- International and Comparative Law: Business
- International and Comparative Law: Human Rights
- Labor and Employment Law
- Public Service & Government Practice
- Real Estate Practice: Land Development Practice
- Real Estate Practice: Small Transactional Practice
- Trusts & Estates Law
- Externship Program
- Clinics and Field Placements
- Virgil D. Hawkins Story
- Conservation Clinic
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- Environmental and Land Use Law Program
- Contact Conservation Clinic
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- For Students
- Study Abroad
- Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy
- Pro Bono Program
- Semester in Practice Program
- Environmental, Land Use, & Real Estate Law
- Environmental, Land Use, & Real Estate Law Certificate Requirements
- Field Courses
- Co-curricular And Extra Curricular Opportunities for Students
- Experiential Learning
- Career Opportunities
- Interdisciplinary Opportunities
- Trusts & Estates
- Dispute Resolution and Litigation
- Family Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- The Center for Estate Planning
- Center on Children & Families
- Criminal Justice Center
- Center for Governmental Responsibility
- Center for the Study of Race & Race Relations
At a Glance
Benefits of Clinics and Field Placements
The Fredric G. Levin College of Law Clinics and Field Placements are faculty-supervised, advice, representation, and mediation clinics that integrate the college’s nationally-ranked scholarship with applied lawyering, mediation, and problem-solving skills developed through simulation courses and by providing legal services in the state attorney’s office, public defender’s office, or a fully-operational law clinic.
Enrolling in a Clinic or Field Placement will give students the opportunity to gain real-world legal skills through participation with real clients alongside experienced lawyers.
Virgil D. Hawkins Civil Legal Clinics
In the Family Advocacy Clinic, students assist in representing clients with family law challenges, including divorce and custody issues.
Other Civil Legal Clinics
In the County Court Mediation Clinic, students participate in real court mediations and attain certification as a County Court Mediator.
In the Gator Team Child Juvenile Law Clinic, students assist in representing juvenile clients in delinquency and dependency cases.
In the Immigration Clinic, students assist clients on matters related to their immigration status, including petitioning for new visas and VAWA petitions.
In the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic, students assist in representing indigent survivors of domestic, dating, and/or sexual violence.
In the Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic, students assist veterans with benefits claims, discharge upgrades, and other matters related to veteran status.
Criminal Law Field Placements
While participating in the Criminal Law Field Placements, students intern at the actual offices of the State Attorney or the Public Defender while also participating in simulation and lecture-based classes.
The State Attorney Field Placement provides students an opportunity to work as a prosecutor under the direct supervision of a licensed Assistant State Attorney.
The Public Defender Field Placement provides students an opportunity to represent indigent persons accused of crimes under the direct supervision of a licensed Public Defender.
The Conservation Clinic offers both law and graduate students the opportunity to work on cutting-edge environmental and land use law and policy issues.