Homeless Advocacy Externship

Credit Hours: 3
Overseeing Professor: Kristen D. Adams

About The Program

Students will further the cause of homeless advocacy by assisting the efforts of public interest organizations engaged in work on behalf of the homeless. Typical duties will include: interviewing clients, conducting research; preparing legal memoranda; drafting and reviewing public records request and responses; assisting in all aspects of discovery such as document analysis, organization and indexing depositions; and assisting in the preparation of legal documents and pleadings.

Placement Locations

  • Gulfcoast Legal Services
  • Bay Area Legal Services
  • St. Petersburg Free Clinic

Program Requirements

  • 128 hours per semester
  • Weekly meeting
  • Final paper