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  • Vollmer teaching
    Students learn to solve clients’ problems by using effective research techniques, in-depth legal analysis, and clear and concise written and oral communication beginning with their first year legal writing classes.
  • Moot Court
  • Supreme Court building
    Clinics offer students opportunities ranging from Supreme Court appeals to criminal defense work.

Clinics

Students learn by experience in Penn State Law’s legal clinics. Under the guidance of clinical faculty, second- and third-year students earn academic credit while engaging in all aspects of the legal process, from legislative advocacy to client representation. Corresponding skills training courses give students a knowledge base on which to build their professional experiences.

All clinics listed here are part of the unified Penn State Law program.

For students entering in fall 2015 and beyond, the Community Law Clinic and Children’s Advocacy Clinic, and others, will be available to students at Dickinson Law in Carlisle. Other clinics listed here will only be available at Penn State Law in University Park for students entering in fall 2015 and beyond.

Penn State Law clinics include:


Law School Clinic Policy for Clinics that Work with Minors

Law School Clinic Policy for Retention of Files

Law School Clinic Policy for Conflicts of Interest