Clinical Law Program: Student Information

Why participate in a clinic?

Clinics help students find the passion necessary for a satisfying legal career, provide context for students’ classroom studies, and teach the many skills necessary for competent lawyering.

Clinics teach professional skills that are transferable to many settings: interviewing and counseling clients, negotiating, developing facts, drafting legal documents and policy analyses, preparing for and performing trials, and appeals work. They also gain expertise in areas that are becoming increasingly important in today’s legal practice, including collaboration, meeting facilitation and how to work in a multidisciplinary environment.

2021-2022 Clinics Pre-Registration

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

  • Applications Open on Wednesday, April 7th

  • Applications Close on Tuesday, April 13th at 1:00pm

2021 Clinics Fair Presentation

Watch the Clinics Info Session Video

Clinic Day Time Zoom Link/Recording
Entrepreneurial Law Tues April 6th 12:30 - 1:20 PM View Zoom recording
Regulatory Environmental Law and Policy Wed April 7th 1:00 - 1:20 PM https://washington.zoom.us/j/92415116378
Federal Tax *Info session held via breakout room on Mon., 4/5
Immigration *Info session held via breakout room on Mon., 4/5
Mediation Tues April 6th 12:30 - 1:30 PM https://washington.zoom.us/j/98098610778
Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Appellate Advocacy *Info session held via breakout room on Mon., 4/5
Technology Law and Public Policy Tues April 6th 12:30 - 1:20 PM https://washington.zoom.us/j/95371326852
Tools for Social Change: Race and Justice Tues April 6th 1:30 - 2:00 PM https://washington.zoom.us/j/93050198071
Tribal Court Tues April 6th & Thurs April 8th 12:30 - 1:00 PM https://washington.zoom.us/j/96242192748
Workers Rights (SU) *Info session held via breakout room on Mon., 4/5
Not-for-Profit (SU) *Info session held via breakout room on Mon., 4/5

Meeting the Public Service Requirement

Students can fulfill the public service requirement by satisfactorily completing a Law School clinic. There is no limit on the number of clinic credits a student can take, but the number of clinical positions available each year is limited.

The Public Service Concentration Track

To satisfy the public service concentration track, students must enroll in either one of the law school’s clinics, or an externship of 8 credits or more.

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