Students learn by experience in Penn State Law’s legal clinics. Under the guidance of clinical faculty, second- and third-year students earn academic credit while engaging in all aspects of the legal process, from legislative advocacy to client representation. Corresponding skills training courses give students a knowledge base on which to build their professional experiences.
Interested students may refer to following resources when exploring the Law School's clinical programs.
- Informational Meeting: February 18, 2013 (this presentation requires your Law School e-mail password).
- In-house Clinics Chart. For each in-house clinic, this chart identifies the areas of substantive law practiced, the types of legal skills developed, and eligibility requirements, among other factors.
- Application Deadlines. This schedule includes informational meeting dates and application deadlines for the Law School's many experiential learning programs, including its in-house clinics.
- Law School Semester-Based Housing in University Park and Carlisle. The Law School has two furnished apartments with two bedrooms each located at 300 West College Avenue in University Park and two furnished apartments with three bedrooms each located on West South Street in Carlisle. These apartments are available for rental to single law students who wish to take advantage of a clinical or externship opportunity at either campus or in programs offered off campus for one semester only.