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Externships and Clinical Programs

LL.M. candidates are eligible to enroll in the Wake Forest Litigation Clinic program. This clinical program offers exposure to both civil and criminal law, and contains a classroom component.

Clinic students in the civil area may be placed with supervising attorneys in private practice, legal aid, corporate general counsel, the Forsyth County Attorney’s Office, or the National Labor Relations Board.

In the criminal law area, clinical students are placed with the district attorney’s office, the federal public defender’s office, or a criminal defense lawyer in private practice.

LL.M. students are also eligible to enroll in the Judicial Observation program, where they may be placed with state and federal judges to observe trials, conferences, and hearings and to research legal and procedural matters for the judge.