Application

Please use this form to indicate your interest in applying for the following.

  • In-House Clinics
  • Clinical Placement Program
  • D.C. Externship
  • International Business Practice

Basic Information

Courses

  • In-House Clinics - See Clinic Overview
    • Wrongful Convictions Clinic: Questions? Contact Prof. Mary Kelly Tate
      Two-Credit, Graded Course
    • Family Law Clinic: Questions? Contact Prof. Fallon Speaker
      Six-Credit, Graded Course
    • Children's Defense Clinic: Questions? Contact Prof. Julie McConnell
      Six-Credit, Graded Course
    • IP & Transactional Law Clinic: Questions? Contact Prof. Ashleyu Dobbs
      Six-Credit, Graded Course
  • Clinical Placement Program
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Logistics

  • You'll receive next step instructions for each clinic or course on the confirmation page following completion of your application.
  • Registration is contingent upon approval from the specific clinic director. We will let you know if you have been accepted by the beginning of regular class registration.
  • Registration is subject to third-year preference.
  • You may apply for an In-House position as well as a Clinical Placement Program (CPP) position as long as you indicate this on both applications.
  • Application deadlines



Application Information

To apply for registration in an In-House Clinic, please comply with ALL the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application below.
  2. Please email your current resume to Box by sending it to In_Hous.vhl97w4kn24y357t@u.box.com. Please name the document “[Your Last Name] 2019 Resume”.
  3. Contact the specific clinic director to schedule an interview.

Please note the following:

  • The application deadline is listed below. Later applications will be considered if space is available, but priority is given to those filed by the deadline.
  • Registration is contingent upon approval from the specific clinic director. We will let you know if you have been accepted by the beginning of regular class registration.
  • Registration is subject to third-year preference.
  • You may apply for an In-House position as well as a Clinical Placement Program (CPP) position as long as you indicate this on both applications.

The deadline for applications for the 2020-2021 school year are as follows: 

  • Clinical Placement Program: 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. Notice of acceptance is distributed by Monday, April 6. Deadline to accept is Tuesday, April. 7.
  • All Other Programs: 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. Notice of acceptance is distributed by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10.

Online Student Application Form

All fields are required.

Student Full Legal Name:

UR ID #:

Cell Phone #:

E-mail:

Expected date of graduation:

Dec. 2020

May 2021

Dec. 2021

May 2022

Dec. 2022

Indicate your student status:

Rising 2L

Rising 3L

2 yr JD

LLM

Please identify to which clinical and/or other program(s) you are applying for the next academic year, AND indicate your order of preference, for each semester. Please use the number 1 for first choice, number 2 for second choice, etc. If you are NOT interested in applying to a particular program, put “N/A” in the corresponding box.

Fall Semester

Children's Defense Clinic
Intellectual Property and Transactional Law Clinic
Family Law Clinic
Clinical Placement Program
D.C. Externship (rising 3Ls only)

Spring Semester

Children's Defense Clinic
Intellectual Property and Transactional Law Clinic
Family Law Clinic
Wrongful Convictions Clinic
Clinical Placement Program (official registration in fall 2020)
International Business Practicum (spring only)

For D.C. Externship Only: 

If you have already secured an appropriate placement, please list the agency/nonprofit in which you will be working here:

If you have not already secured a placement, which agencies/nonprofits are you interested in?

Please note: After hitting the submit button, you must complete the next steps for your desired programs, as indicated on the confirmation page.