Two Spots Open for Law Clinic I

Two spots have become open in Clinic I this semester.  Students interested in enrolling should contact Professor Shelley Santry today via email at shelley.santry@louisville.edu or 852-5563.

Course Notes:  Law Clinic I

Participation in the clinic requires that each student be admitted under Kentucky Supreme Court Rule 2.540 regarding Limited Practice by Law Students, which
requires the student to have completed 60 credit hours. The clinic takes a variety of cases but focuses on domestic violence cases in Jefferson Family Court and housing cases in Jefferson District Court.  Students should have at least one open morning as most court appearances are in the morning. 

There is a classroom clinic component to the Law Clinic. The class will meet at the clinic
office downtown from 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays. 

Law Clinic, 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Ste. 200, Louisville, KY 40202,
P: (502) 852-6556 F: (502) 852-6605

Course description: Structured educational experience in which students represent real clients who are victims of domestic violence, have eviction cases, or have other legal needs as determined by the Clinic Director. Students will gain and apply practical lawyering skills. This course requires 16 hours per week in clinic work, and has a classroom component. Prerequisite: Prior completion of Evidence, prior completion of or concurrent enrollment in Professional Responsibility, and completion of 60 law school credit hours. Must be certified under the Kentucky Student Practice Rule. Students must apply to the Clinic Director to participate. Law Clinic I may be taken for 3 or 4 credits, with the permission of the instructor.