State’s Attorney’s Field Placement

Students will be placed at selected State’s Attorney’s Office around the state where they will assist in prosecuting criminal and motor vehicle matters in Superior Court. Over the course of the semester, students may be involved in all aspects of the prosecutorial process, including legal research, writing, presenting legal arguments to court, communicating with victims, interviewing and/or preparing witnesses for court hearings, and engaging in pretrial negotiations with pro se defendants, attorneys and judges. Working under the supervision of experienced prosecutors, students will represent the State of Connecticut at various court hearings, including arraignments, hearings, jury selection, and/or trials.

Contact the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney

Michael Gailor
(860) 258-5805