Securities Arbitration Specialized Externship
In this placement, students will learn how to interview prospective clients, conduct factual and legal analysis, analyze documents, conduct legal research, develop case theory, draft pleadings and represent clients in securities arbitration proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) under the supervision of experienced securities arbitration attorneys.
Students earn two credits (pass/fail) for working a minimum of 140 hours (10–12) hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. Student externs also take part in an accompanying one-credit, graded seminar that addresses issues specifically related to the practice of securities arbitration. The seminar begins during the first week of the semester and meets once every other week for 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Approved for the Experiential Learning Requirement. Enrollment is limited. Registration is binding. See Symplicity listing for application requirements and deadlines.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Financial Services and Compliance; General Practice - Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Government/Public Sector