Under the guidance and supervision of clinical faculty, law students handle all aspects of cases, from interviewing, to filing motions, to conducting trials in court. Legal clinics offer law students an opportunity to have hands-on, practical experience in the legal profession while still in law school.
The mission of The Clinical Legal Education Program is threefold:
- To train law students to be competent, professional, and ethical advocates for their clients
- To provide first-rate pro-bono legal representation to indigent clients and communities in Harris County in the areas of law covered by the particular clinic
- To provide support to the courts and legislature and to develop policies that can improve the surrounding communities
Intake Hours and Guidelines
- Monday through Friday
- 8 AM – 5 PM
- You must be a Texas resident.
- Other languages: interpreter service is available upon request
The Immigration Clinic specializes in handling applications for asylum on behalf of victims of torture and persecution, in representing immigrants who have been the victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and crime, and children and those fleeing civil war, genocide, or political repression. Students also give presentations to outside organizations that deal with Immigrant Issues and give individual assistance to immigrants held in immigration detention centers.
100 Law Center, Building TU 2, Room 56
Clinical Programs, UH Law Center
Houston, TX 77204
United StatesPhone: (713) 743-2094