LLM 393

Probate Court Externship

2-3 Unit(s)

This is a competitive placement as an unpaid law clerk with the Probate Department of the California Superior Court. Selected students will work directly with the probate judge, probate examiners, court investigators, and courtroom staff on pending estate, trust, and conservatorship cases. The externs will get hands-on Probate Court experience from the judicial perspective. The course provides invaluable insight for future estate planners. Recommended: Wills & Trusts or Probate Procedure. This course is graded on a Credit/No Credit basis. Offered through the LLM in Taxation Program. JD students seeking to enroll must obtain the approval of the program director. This course counts toward completion of the Experiential Learning Requirement for JD students.