Externships & Clinics

The University of Memphis offers a diverse and thriving externship and clinic programs that give students the opportunity to foster relationships with local attorneys and gain experience. Interested students should contact Professor Daniel Schaffzin, Director of Experiential Learning, at dschffzn@memphis.edu.

Health Law specific externship placements include:

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation, General In House Counsel
  • Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation, Labor and Employment Law
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • Shelby County Health Department
  • Medtronic
  • Regional One Health/The Med

A full description of these externship placements can be found on the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Externships Programs.

Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic:

Memphis ChiLD, a collaborative between the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis Area Legal Services, and Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, houses an on-site Legal Clinic located at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, where Memphis Law students, working under the supervision of the clinical professor and staff attorneys, have devoted space to work on cases and referrals, meet with patients/clients, and conduct training sessions. For more information, visit Memphis CHiLD, Children's Health Law Directive.