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Information for Law Students

General Civil Clinic

  • Credit Hours: 7 credit hours per semester
  • Pre-requisites: Evidence
  • Minimum number of semesters: 2 semesters
  • Year of eligibility: 3L
  • Application Requirements: Lottery in the Spring; informational session on registering for the clinic held during Spring semester

Child & Family Law Clinic

  • Credit Hours: 7 credit hours per semester
  • Pre-requisites: none
  • Minimum number of semesters: 2 semesters
  • Year of eligibility: 3L
  • Application Requirements: Lottery in the Spring; informational session on registering for the clinic held during Spring semester

Land Use & Sustainable Development Law Clinic

  • Credit Hours: 14 credit hours
  • Pre-requisites: Preference for Land Use Law
  • Minimum number of semesters: 2 semesters 
  • Application Process: Send cover letter or e-mail expressing interest in LUSD Clinic, resume and unofficial law school transcript to Erica Hetzel at  erica.hetzel@mail.wvu.edu. Materials are due Thursday, March 22nd at 5PM
  • Year of eligibility: Preference for 3Ls, 2Ls may be accepted

Immigration Clinic

  • Credit Hours: 7 credit hours per semester
  • Pre-requisites: Immigration, either taken prior to or concurrent with enrollment in the Immigration Clinic
  • Minimum number of semesters: 2 semesters
  • Year of eligibility: 2Ls may be accepted, although there is a preference for 3Ls
  • Application Requirements: Lottery in the Spring; informational session on registering for the clinic held during Spring semester

Taxpayer Advocacy Clinic

  • Credit Hours: 7 credit hours per semester
  • Pre-requisites: Tax I
  • Minimum number of semesters: 2 semesters
  • Year of eligibility: 3L
  • Application Requirements: Lottery in the Spring; informational session on registering for the clinic held during Spring semester

Veterans Advocacy

  • Credit Hours: 7 credit hours per semester
  • Pre-requisites: Evidence
  • Minimum number of semesters: 2 semesters
  • Year of eligibility: 3L
  • Application Process: Send a 300 word statement expressing interest in the Veterans Advocacy Clinic, a resume, and an unofficial transcript to Professor Jennifer Oliva at jennifer.oliva@mail.wvu.edu. Materials are due Thursday, March 22nd at 5PM

West Virginia Innocence Project

  • Credit Hours: 7 credit hours per semester
  • Pre-requisites: Criminal Procedure is preferred
  • Minimum number of semesters: 2 semesters
  • Year of eligibility: 3L
  • Application Process: Send a 300 word statement expressing interest in the West Virginia Innocence Project and a resume to Professor Valena Beety at  valena.beety@mail.wvu.edu. Materials are due Thursday, March 22nd at 5PM

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