Texas

South Texas College of Law Legal Clinics

http://www.stcl.edu/clinics

Who We Are

The South Texas College of Law Clinical Programs and The Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics offer:
 
An array of civil practice opportunities that prepare students for small or solo practice, or to begin meaningful pro bono service for  those students pursuing law firm,corporate and government careers;
 
Specialized clinics to provide exposure to transactional lawyering;
 
Discrete clinics that expose students to cutting edge issues and bring to life substantive law discussions from the classroom;
 
Clinics that explore current practices and limitations, while suggesting systemic change;
 
An array of externship opportunities that guide students working in the field in every sector of government service, in public interest lawerying and non-profit venues,  and in state and federal judicial chambers;
 
A co-curricular pro bono program that encourages, supports and celebrates the professional value of ensuring access to justice.
 
Civil Practice Clinics covers:
 
·         Social Security (initial applications only)
·         Family Law Basic
·         Family Law Advanced
·         Estate Planning
·         Probate
·         Guardianship
·         Child Welfare
 
Wrongful Convictions Clinic
 
Asylum & Human Trafficking Clinic
 
Domestic Violence Clinic
 
Intellectual Property Clinic
 
Animal Law Clinic
 
 
Mediation Clinic
 
Potential clients must call or come in to conduct an initial intake.
 
Potential clients should be at 125% of the federal poverty level and below. There is however flexibility to accept cases above poverty guidelines through other resources.

General Contact Information

Address
South Texas College of Law Legal Clinics
1303 San Jacinto Street (map)
Houston, TX 77002
Phone
(713) 646-2990
Fax
(713) 646-2992
Website
http://www.stcl.edu/clinics
Last Review and Update: Aug 22, 2014