Open to: 3rd 4th, 5th or 6th semester students.
8 units: 4 unit non-GPA class component and 4 unit fieldwork component, graded pass-fail, must be taken concurrently.
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Evidence.
Classroom Component: Twice weekly seminar sessions enable students to develop their own visions of lawyering and ability to learn from experience. Particular attention is paid to the interpersonal dimensions of lawyering and to developing effective relationships with clients, opposing counsel, and legal decision-makers.
Fieldwork Component: Students handle cases start-to-finish, i.e., from initial client interview through administrative or court hearings or negotiated settlement. The subject areas involve wage and hour claims, Social Security disability hearings, unemployment claims and civil rights restoration after criminal convictions.
To enroll: Please fill out the Common Clinic Application Form.
Please send questions to email@example.com
Come and find out more about practicing law with a real client under the close, expert supervision of UC Hastings Professors. The Information Sessions for the Civil Justice Clinic Fall 2014 Individual Representation Clinic will be held Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 3:30-4:30 pm; Monday, April 7, 2014, 3:30-4:30 pm; and Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm at the Civil Justice Clinic, Suite 300 of the Tower. For Fall 2014, there are two practice areas to which two-student partnerships will be assigned: Clean Slate cases representing clients to clear their criminal records by filing and arguing Factual Innocence Petitions and other criminal records remedies in Superior Court and Employment cases where representing clients in de novo trials of Wage and Hour claims in Superior Court and Unemployment Insurance administrative appeals. Please note that attending one of the three info session is a requirement of the application process. For more info and to RSVP please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gail E. Silverstein