Externship Placement Information

Many of these offices have hosted LC Law externs in the past and are interested in receiving applications for spring, summer, and fall externships. You can directly outreach to these possible placements but please be aware that many of these offices will also post externship opportunities through our CareerConnect posting system. Before contacting an office, please check CareerConnect to see if the office has an active posting.

1000 Friends of Oregon
Ada County Public Defender’s Office
Advocates for the West
AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women
Alaska Department of Law
Alaska Legal Services
Alaska Public Defender
Albies & Stark LLC
American Civil Liberties Union
American Forest Resource Council
Angeli Law Group LLC
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Animal Outlook (formerly Compassion Over Killing)
Animal Welfare Institute
Ateneo School of Government
Avangrid Renewables
Bailey Immigration
Beaverton City Attorney’s Office
Bennett Hartman Morris & Kaplan, LLP.
Califorina Coastkeeper
California Department of Justice
California Farm Bureau
Cascade Microtech
Catholic Charities
CD Baby
Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Food Safety
Center for International Environmental Law
Center for Race, Poverty and the Environment
Chenoweth Law Group
Citizens Utility Board of Oregon
City of Bend - Attorney’s Office
City of Portland
City of Wilsonville
Civil Liberties Defense Center
Clackamas County Counsel
Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office
Clackamas Indigent Defense Corporation
Clark County Prosecuting Attorney Office
Clark County Superior Court
Clark Law & Associates
ClearSlide, Inc.
Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts
Columbia County District Attorney’s Office
Columbia River Gorge Commission
Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Columbia Riverkeeper
Crabtree & Rahmsdorff Defense Services
Crag Law Center
Creighton & Rose
Criminal Justice Reform Clinic
Dalton Law Firm
Defenders of Wildlife
Deschutes County District Attorney
Dhanu Dhaliwal Law Corp
Disability Rights Oregon
DuPage County Public Defender
D’Amore Law Group
Earth Law Center
Earthrise Law Center
East Bay Community Law Center
Elexi Law Firm
Enviro Legal Defence Firm
Environmental Defenders Office
Environmental Defense Center
Environmental Defense Fund
Environmental Law Foundation
Epic Systems Corporation
Equal Justice Alliance
Esco Corporation
Federal Defender for the Eastern District of California
Federal Public Defender - District of Oregon
Food & Water Watch
FP Transitions
Friends of the Columbia Gorge
Friends of the San Juan
Gevurtz Menashe
Gordon Osaka Attorney at Law
Green Energy Institute
Greenspoon Marder
Grotefeld Hoffmann
Hathaway Larson LLP
Hawai’i Public Policy Advocates
Health Share of Oregon
Hodgkinson Street & Mepham
Holland & Knight
Hon. Ann Aiken; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Darleen Ortega; Oregon Court of Appeals
Hon. Diarmuid O’Scannlain; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Hon. Erika Hadlock; Oregon Court of Appeals
Hon. John Acosta; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Julio Russo; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Karin Immergut; Multnomah County Circuit Court
Hon. Katherine Weber; Clackamas County Circuit Court
Hon. Lynn Nakomoto; Oregon Supreme Court/Oregon Court of Appeals
Hon. Marco Hernandez; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Margaret M. McKeown; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Hon. Mark Clarke; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Michael McShane; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Michael Mosman; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Michael Simon; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Patricia Sullivan; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Paul Papak; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Rebecca Duncan; Oregon Supreme Court/Oregon Court of Appeals
Hon. Robyn Ridler Aoyagi; Oregon Court of Appeals
Hon. Shelley Russell; Multnomah County Circuit Court
Hon. Stacie Beckerman; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hon. Youlee Yim You; U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Hood River County District Attorney Office
Human Rights Law Network
Humane Society of the US
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization
Immigration Counseling Service (ICS)
Immigration Law Group LLP
Immix Law Group
Jesuit Refugee Services
Jordan Ramis
JunHe Law Center
Kaiser Permanente
King & Wood
Klarquist Sparkman
Labor Education & Research Center
Landerholm Law
Law Office of Dean Gibbons
Law office of James T. Guinn
Law Office of Jordan Michael New
Law Office of Karen J. Mockrin
Law Office of Mark Bailey
Law Office of Michael Tooley
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office
Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
Markun Zusman Freniere & Compton LLP
Medical Legal Partnership of Oregon, Oregon Health Share
Mercy Corps
Mercy for Animals
Metro Law Group
Metropolitan Public Defender
Mitra Law Group
Moda Health
Multnomah County Attorney’s Office
Multnomah County District Attorney
Multnomah Defenders Inc
Municipality of Anchorage
National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI)
National Indian Child Welfare Association
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA)
New England Anti-Vivisection Society
New York State Attorney General
Northern Mariana Island’s Public Defender Office
Northwest Environmental Defense Center
Northwest Justice Project
Northwest Natural Gas Co.
Northwest Workers’ Justice Project
Occidental Petroleum
Ocean Conservancy
Office of Metro Attorney
OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon
Orange County District Attorney
Oregon Court of Appeals; Office of the Appellate Commissioner
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Oregon Department of Justice
Oregon DEQ, Office of Compliance & Enforcement
Oregon Education Association
Oregon Farm Bureau
Oregon Health & Science University - Technology Transfer and Business Development Division
Oregon House Republican Office
Oregon Humane Society
Oregon Innocence Project
Oregon Justice Resource Center
Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals
Oregon Law Center
Oregon Medical Board
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Oregon State Legislature
Oregon Supreme Court
Oregon Tax Court
Oregon Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts
Our Children’s Trust
O’Connor Weber LLC
Passage Immigration Law
Phelan Law Office
Pickett Dummigan Weingart LLP
Port of Portland
Portland City Attorney
Portland Energy Conservation, Inc. (PECI)
Portland State University - Student Legal Services/Office of General Counsel
Powin Energy
Prince George’s County Office of Public Defender
Renaissance IP Law Group
Rizk Law, P.C.
Rizzo Mattingly Bosworth PC
Samuels Yoelin & Kantor
San Diego Coastkeeper
San Francisco Public Defender’s Office
Santa Clara County Superior Court
Seattle City Attorney
Sierra Club
Smarsh Inc.
SOAR Immigration Legal Services
Sokol & Foster
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Southern Environmental Law Center
Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney
St. Andrew Legal Clinic
Stephens & Margolin LLP
Tektronix Inc
Texas Attorney General
The Commons Law Center
The Freshwater Trust
The Law Office of Josh Lamborn
The Northwest Power and Conservation Council
Thenell Law Group
Tillamook County District Attorney’s Office
Trustees for Alaska
U.S Senate
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District Of Oregon
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
UN Environment Program
Urban Airship
US Army Corps of Engineers
US Attorney’s Office
US Coast Guard
US Congressman Earl Blumenauer
US Department of Agriculture - Office of the General Counsel
US Department of Justice - Executive Office for Immigration Review
US Department of Justice - Office of Tribal Justice
US Department of the Interior - Office of the Solicitor
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
US EPA - Office of Enforcement & Compliance Assurance
US Patent & Trademark Office
Vancouver City Attorney’s Office
Vestas - American Wind Technology
Vial Fotheringham
Victim Rights Law Center
Washington County District Attorney’s Office
Washington State - Office of the Attorney General
Washoe County Public Defender’s Office
Water Watch of Oregon
Western Resources Legal Center (Facilitated positions)
WildEarth Guardians
Yamhill County District Attorney’s Office
Youth Rights & Justice