Law Students

Law Students

Choosing the right place to begin your legal career is among life's bigger decisions. Our summer associate program is designed to give law students the real-world information they need to make the right choice.

Derek Harris, Shareholder

M. Derek Harris


I came to Carlton Fields to learn how to be a real litigator. There's less cover here, which can be daunting. But within my first two weeks, I was drafting answers, counterclaims, and discovery demands. I've got one case where opposing counsel is a senior partner with 20 years of experience.


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