Duquesne University School of Law

Sample Externship Offerings

More than 300 clinical externships are available with courts, non-profit organizations, hospitals, and state and federal government agencies.  This list provides only a summary of some of the eligible placements:

Allegheny County Bar Pro Bono                                              

Allegheny County Department of Human Services                                            

Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office                                         

Allegheny County Solicitor

Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel

Allegheny County Office of the Public Defender

Butler County Public Defender’s Office

Christian Legal Aid

City of Pittsburgh – Department of City Planning

Civil Law Project of Women’s Center & Shelter

Commonwealth Court of PA

Community Justice Project

Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County

Court of Common Pleas of Butler County

Court of Common Pleas of Cambria County

Court of Common Pleas of Mercer County

Court of Common Pleas of Westmoreland County

Disability Rights Network

Fair Shake Legal Services

Federal Circuit Court

Jewish Family & Children’s Service Immigration Project


Laurel Legal Services, Inc.

National Labor Relations Board Region Six

Neighborhood Legal Services Association

PA Department of Environmental Protection Office of Chief Counsel

PA Human Relations Commission

PA Innocence Project (35-40 hours Summer Only)

PA Institutional Law Project

PA Office of the Attorney General

Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations

Pittsburgh Zoning Hearing Board

Point Park University

Robert Morris University

Superior Court of PA

Supreme Court of PA

U.S. Attorney’s Office

U.S. Department of the Interior

U.S. District Court for the Western District of PA


Washington County District Attorney’s Office

Washington County Public Defender’s Office


Full-Time Externships are available in Washington, DC, Harrisburg, and the Netherlands.  Please contact Professor Norton for more information.