Urban Law Clinic (5010)
Students represent indigent clients in a variety of civil matters. Students appear in courts on civil matters and conduct administrative hearings. Students handle legal matters for senior clients, including drafting wills and powers of attorney, and addressing consumer and health issues. The Clinic includes a classroom instructional component on skills, including interviewing and counseling, litigation, ethics and trial techniques. This course includes a two hour class each week and 12 office hours that must be met during the week. Office hours include work done outside the office.
In addition to the prerequisite, a student must have completed 30 credit hours to enroll. LAW 2210 Elder Law or LAW 3020 Administrative Law are highly recommended.
- Credits: 4