Professor James Backman has recently posted his newest article, Externships and New Lawyer Mentoring: The Practicing Lawyer’s Role in Educating New Lawyers, to SSRN. Professor Backman has studied and written extensively about externships. Check out some of his other articles on SSRN:

Practical Examples for Establishing an Externship Program Available to Every Student

Where Do Externships Fit? A New Paradigm is Needed: Marshaling Law School Resources to Provide an Externship for Every Student