National Jurist Quotes Chodosh on Rise in Externships

On September 17, the National Jurist quoted Hiram Chodosh, dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, in the article “Externships up 45% in last 10 years.”

 The article related that in the past decade, 48 percent of law schools have made significant increases in the number of externships they offer.  The College of Law saw the biggest increase, from 0 to 278 field placements. 

 “I am a big believer in clinical education and giving students as much experience as possible while they are in law school. We have a heavy emphasis on teaching through leadership and teaching practice through experience,” Chodosh explained in the article.

To read the entire National Jurist article, including additional quotes from Chodosh, click here