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
· Child Welfare
Wrongful Convictions Clinic
Asylum & Human Trafficking Clinic
Domestic Violence Clinic
Intellectual Property Clinic
Animal Law 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.