Elder and Disability Law Externship

Credit Hours: 4
Overseeing Professor: Roberta K. Flowers

About The Program

Students will observe hearings, examine guardianship files, review fee petitions, assist with drafting of reports and recommendations, and conduct research on issues pending before the magistrates.

Placement Locations

  • Bay Area Legal Services (Tampa)
  • Circuit Court Trial Judge - Probate Division, 6th Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County
  • Elder Abuse Prosecution Placement with the State Attorney's Office, 6th Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County
  • Guardianship Hearing Master (Tampa)

Program Requirements

  • 170 hours per semester
  • 25 pages of work product
  • Weekly timesheets and detailed report
  • Periodic meetings with overseeing professor