The Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic (LUSD Clinic) provides legal services to local governments, landowners and non-profit organizations to develop land conservation strategies and practices. The LUSD Clinic provides law students with an opportunity to gain practical experience in the field of land use law and policy. As a transactional and policy-based clinic, students develop research, drafting, negotiation and client counseling skills. Under the guidance of experienced attorneys and other land use professionals, students contribute to land and water conservation efforts throughout the state.
The LUSD Clinic aims to:
1. Identify and conserve sensitive land;
2. Support local land use decision makers;
3. Address wastewater issues; and
4. Provide educational/practice-ready opportunities for law students.