951 - Field Placement - Business and Tax Law (1-14)

Students will perform on-site legal work as externs under the supervision of field placement supervisors in government agencies or non-profit entities which specialize in business law, including agencies which collect state or federal taxes. Students may also choose to staff a pro bono legal assistance program which provides legal assistance to low income taxpayers who have cases pending before the State Board of Equalization. Placement site and practice descriptions are set forth in the Directory of Field Placements, which is available on the internet at the Pacific McGeorge website or in the Field Placement Program office. Current placement sites include various sections of the California Attorney Generalís Office, CalPERS, California Department of Corporations, Department of Insurance and Department of Real Estate, Californiaís Franchise Tax Board, the State Board of Equalization, and the IRS. The Field Placement Director will help students find an appropriate placement, and must approve each studentís registration. (P/F).