Civil Rights Law Course Planning

Professional Skills

Skills Fundamentals

Don’t overlook the skills fundamentals recommended for all lawyers:

Pathways Skills

Research and Writing

Advocacy & Dispute Resolution

Skills in Context Simulation Courses

Real Life Lawyering


Enroll in a clinic to develop knowledge and skills necessary for the practice of Civil Rights Law:


Extern with a pre-approved civil rights organization or government agency such as:

  • Disability Rights Washington
  • Legal Voice
  • Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Seattle Field Office
  • Seattle City Attorney-Labor & Employment Section

Or develop a new placement with the Externship Director.

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