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Jeanette Lipman Legal Clinic for Families and Children

The Jeanette Lipman Legal Clinic for Families and Children is a one semester, in-house clinic that provides a range of legal services to families and children in the Richmond community. Services include assistance on matters involving divorce, custody, visitation, foster care, domestic violence, public benefits, and housing.

The work of the clinic is temporarily in abeyance as the law school conducts a search for a new director. 

The Jeanette Lipman Legal Clinic for Families and Children is located in the Clinical Law Center at the Law School. Please call 804-289-8921 with any inquiries. 

Areas of Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Visitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Foster Care
  • Public Benefits
  • Housing
Professional Skills
Skills that Students Learn and Develop
  • In- and Out-of-Court Advocacy
  • Client Interviewing
  • Drafting and Filing Court Documents
  • Legal Writing
  • Research