Elder Law Externship
This is a single semester externship that addresses the ethical and practical issues of representing the elderly. Issues include income maintenance, health care, long-term care, competency, guardianship, and probate. Students will become familiar with the medical considerations of an aging population. Students will be assigned to the Probate division of the Circuit Court and work, together with members of the Florida Bar's Elder Law section, to learn strategies and case management skills in dealing with an aging population.
Students are required to attend the weekly class component.
Prerequisites: Wills & Trusts
Co-requisites: Elder Law
Course Credit: 4
Minimum Hourly Requirement:16 hours per week
Eligible Students: 2L's and 3L's
Florida Bar Notice of Registrant Clearance: No
Clinic Location: Miami-Dade and Broward counties
Faculty: Professor Jacqueline Schneider