Criminal Law Externship
B545 is taught by D. Main
The Criminal Law Externship provides an opportunity for selected second-year and third-year students to receive 1-4 hours of academic credit for their work at various prosecutors
and public defenders offices in south central Indiana.
The course is graded on a pass/fail basis. In order to pass, a student must:
1) Perform 52 hours of work per credit hour (i.e., 52, 104, 156 or 208 hours for 1, 2, 3 or 4 credits, respectively);
2) Maintain a time/activity log tracking hours worked and work activities;
3) Submit 1-4 reflective essays (one essay per credit hour) on a scheduled basis regarding their externship experience (2-3 pages, double-spaced);
4) Participate in 2 one-on-one meetings during the semester (one at the beginning and one at the end);
5) Submit a sample work-product (with employers approval); and
6) Complete a final self-evaluation form.
Prerequisites: Students must be eligible for certification as a student legal intern per
Indiana Supreme Court Admission and Discipline Rule 2.1 (requiring completion of 1/2
of the hours required for graduation and enrollment in or completion of The Legal Profession course). Information regarding certified legal interns and the application
is available at: (link)
Permission to register: Enrollment is limited and participation may be restricted to one
semester. Students must obtain permission to register for the class from David Main.
Interested students should submit a resume and schedule an interview with Prof. Main
(firstname.lastname@example.org, 855-3028, Room 016B) as part of the approval process.
Bartholomew County Prosecutor
Brown County Prosecutor
Hamilton County Prosecutor
Greene County Prosecutor
Johnson County Prosecutor
Lawrence County Prosecutor
Lawrence County Public Defender
Marion County Prosecutor
Marion County Public Defender Agency
Monroe County Prosecutor
Monroe County Public Defender
Morgan County Prosecutor
Owen County Prosecutor
Other prosecutor and public defender offices by request