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295J sec. 001 - Away Field Placement Workshop (Fall 2023)

Instructor: Susan Schechter  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Mallory Morales  
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


W 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
Location: Internet/Online
From August 23, 2023
To November 29, 2023

Course Start: August 23, 2023
Course End: November 29, 2023

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 13
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 15
As of: 09/23 11:57 PM

The Away Field Placement Workshop is the companion course for students who are not living in the Berkeley area doing field placements with non-profits, government agencies and judicial externships under the supervision of attorneys and judges/law clerks. The Workshop is for students doing Away Placements. The Workshop encourages students to deepen their experiential learning by discussing their experiences with other students and covering topics they will face as legal professionals. This one-unit Workshop does not fulfill the Professional Responsibility Requirement.

The course will meet once per week for seven sessions, and the meeting dates will be scheduled by the instructor.

All placements must be approved by Sue Schechter, the Field Placement Director. Applications and more information are available at: The Field Placement Office is available to help students identify appropriate placements. To schedule an advising appointment, go to:

Please reach out to with any questions.

Requirements Satisfaction:

Units from this class count towards the J.D. Experiential Requirement.

Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Field Placements
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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