Child Advocacy Clinic

Credit Hours: 5
Overseeing Professor: Christine E. Cerniglia

About The Program

Students will work with the Public Defender Crossover Program advocating for children in dependency and delinquency court. This opportunity allows students to understand the special dynamic of the attorney-client relationship were the client is a juvenile, and will provide them with a holistic understanding of the juvenile justice system.

Placement Location

  • Public Defender's Office 6th Judicial Circuit (Clearwater)

Program Requirements

  • 213 hours per semester
  • Weekly classroom component
  • Detailed weekly report and timesheets
  • Multiple reflective papers