Local Government Clinic

Credit Hours: 5
Overseeing Professor: Christine E. Cerniglia

About The Program

The goal of the clinic is to help students begin to develop the knowledge and skills required to become competent legal advisors to various city and county agencies. Students are exposed to governmental law practice and have the opportunity to work on a variety of governmental law issues, including municipal liability, zoning, and ordinances. Students will conduct research, write memoranda and pleadings, and attend hearings.

Placement Location

  • St. Petersburg City Attorney

Program Requirements

  • 213 hours per semester
  • Weekly classroom component
  • Five reflective papers