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Spring 2020 Legal Advocacy Externship

Compassion Over Killing

Compassion Over Killing (COK) is seeking spring 2020 legal externs (unpaid). The externship may be completed remotely. Externs must be able to commit to at least 10 hours per week for the duration of the semester.

Externs will work on litigation and administrative law projects aimed at protecting farmed animals. These projects will likely employ a variety of legal theories, relating to areas such as state criminal cruelty laws, false advertising and unfair competition laws, tort liability, environmental protection laws, administrative law, tax, and corporate law. Externs will work closely with Compassion Over Killing’s attorneys.

Excellent research and writing skills are required. Background and interest in animal protection are preferred, but not required. Interested law students should apply with cover letter, resume, writing sample, list of three references, and law school transcript to Compassion Over Killing’s Legal Advocacy Program at