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.

2020-2021 Clinics Pre-Registration

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

  • Applications Opened on Wednesday, April 22nd - NOW CLOSED

  • Applications Close on Monday, April 27th at 12:00pm

2020 Clinics Fair Presentation

Screen/Slides | Minutes/Q&A

Clinic Day Time Zoom Link/Recording
Entrepreneurial Law Mon April 20th 1:00 - 1:20 PM Recorded Session | Q&A
Tues April 21st 12:30 - 1:20 PM Q&A
Regulatory Environmental Law and Policy Tues April 21st 11:00 - 11:45 AM TBD
Federal Tax Wed April 22nd 2:00 - 3:00 PM https://washington.zoom.us/j/637690335
Immigration Tues April 21st 11:30 - 12:30 PM Zoom session not recorded.
Mediation Tues April 21st 12:30 - 1:20 PM TBD
Wed April 22nd 12:30 - 1:20 PM https://washington.zoom.us/j/93358125219
Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Appellate Advocacy Tues April 21st 12:30 - 1:20 PM Zoom session not recorded.
Technology Law and Public Policy Tues April 21st 2:30 - 3:30 PM Presentation Slides
Tools for Social Change: Race and Justice Tues April 21st 12:30 - 1:20 PM Zoom session not recorded.
Tribal Court Tues April 21st 12:00 - 12:50 PM Presentation Slides
Workers Rights Thursday April 23rd 12:30 PM https://seattleu.zoom.us/j/6608167590

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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