Elder Consumer Protection Externship

This program is not offered at this time.


3 Credit Hours

Overseeing Professor:
Mark Bauer, Associate Professor of Law

Program Description:
This externship gives students a practical education in dealing with various consumer scams targeting elderly individuals. Students research and respond to requests for technical assistance about consumer scams and exploitations and refer victims to the various state agencies that have jurisdiction over such matters.

Placement Locations:
• Center for Excellence in Elder Law, Stetson University College of Law

Program Requirements:
• 120 hours per semester;
• 25 pages of work product;
Weekly activity reports;
• Periodic meetings with the overseeing professor; and
• 3-5 page memo reflecting on experience.

Eligibility Requirements:
• Successful completion of all first-year required courses;
• Be in good academic standing;
• Successful completion of Law and Aging (preferred);
• Successful completion of Consumer Protection Law (preferred); and
• Successful completion of Administrative Law (preferred).

Application Requirements:
• Submit a completed application by the appropriate deadline (for more information, see www.law.stetson.edu/clinics).