Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Credit: 6 credits
Number of Positions: 1

The Department of Business and Professional Regulation (BPR) regulates a wide variety of businesses and professions. Students would engage in administrative litigation in various divisions: Alcohol, Beverage & Tobacco, Land Sales, Hotels and Restaurants, Pari-Mutual Wages, or Professions. Most of this litigation involves challenges to BPR’s licensing and/or regulatory decisions. Litigation assignments include pretrial discovery, motion practice, drafting pleadings. Students may have the opportunity to conduct hearings.

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfactorily completed Evidence, and Administrative Law or Florida Administrative Practice. Students must be certified pursuant to the Student Practice Rule.

Recommended Courses: Civil Pretrial Practice or Florida Civil Practice; Professional Responsibility.

Selection Process: Selection is based on the student applicant's overall record, courses, grades, career goals, expected graduation date, and other externships taken.

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