Apply now to Extern with the Federal Public Defender in Tampa for Spring 2018 – applications accepted through Oct. 16th

Interested in a real world litigation experience.  Looking to help those who can’t afford to help themselves.  The Tampa office of the Federal Public Defender is accepting applications for an extern for Spring, 2018.  A qualified student would participate as part of Prof. Cerniglia’s Individual Externship class, for 3 or more credit hours during the spring semester.

Interested applicants must complete an Individual Externship Application and return to Prof. Cerniglia ( with a copy to Ryan Hoyle ( by October 16th, 2017.  The Individual Externship application may be obtained by emailing Ryan Hoyle.

Interested students must also complete the Federal Public Defender application, available here .  The Department of Clinical and Experiential Education cannot submit your application materials to the Federal Public Defender until this secondary application has been complete.

Please contact Prof. Cerniglia or Ryan Hoyle with questions or concerns.