"Thank you for the AMAZING experience at the CLC these past 2 years. Without a doubt the clinic has contributed the most to my skills as a practicing lawyer."
— Becky Boyle, '16, Denver, CO
Conservation Law Clinic
3 credits. This course satisfies the professional skills requirement.
The Conservation Law Clinic is an opportunity for second and third year law students to serve as interns in the Conservation Law Center, a public interest law firm, and work on actual matters for clients who need assistance with natural resource conservation issues.
The Clinic's clients include a variety of non-profit conservation organizations as well as governmental bodies. Clinic matters have included work on protecting the Great Lakes; drafting conservation easements, and developing new legal protections for migration.
- Work on actual client matters
- Learn about current conservation and natural resource issues, law, and policy
- Gain experience working with and advocating for clients
- Gain skills essential to the practice of law in the public service tradition
- One-on-one and small team meetings with the Clinic's staff attorneys to review progress with clients, cases, and matters
Permission of the clinic director is required for enrollment. Preference will be given to students who have completed half of the required course work toward a degree or joint degree. Meets professional skills requirement.
To apply, please send a statement of interest and a copy of your resume to W. William Weeks at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to registration.
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