Miami Law Clinics

ClinicsMiami Law's award-winning clinics give students the unparalleled opportunity to work with clients, serve the public, and acquire valuable legal skills helping the under-represented in Miami and across the nation and globe. For many students, participating in a clinic is one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences in law school. Watch students discuss their experiences in Miami Law’s clinics.
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Information Sessions for 2018-19 Clinics

Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:30 – 1:50 pm
Human Rights & Immigration – Room F108

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:30 – 1:50 pm
Bankruptcy, Investor Rights & Startup Practicum – Room F108

Wednesday, February 14 & 21, 2018 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Environmental Justice Clinic – table on The Bass Bricks

Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:30 – 1:50 pm
Health Rights & Children and Youth Law Clinic – Room F108

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 12:30 – 1:50 pm
Federal Appellate & Innocence – Room F108

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 8:30 – 10:00 am & 12:30 – 2:00 pm
All Clinics – table on The Bass Bricks

Thursday, March 8, 2018 8:30 – 10:00 am & 12:30 – 2:00 pm
All Clinics – table on The Bass Bricks

Friday, March 9, 2018
Clinic Applications Due


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Clinic Listing

Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic 
The Eleanor R. Cristol and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic at Miami Law offers pro bono legal services to low-income individuals who are dealing with bankruptcy.

Children & Youth Law Clinic 
Established in 1995, this clinic represents children in foster care and former foster youth in dependency, health care, mental health, disability, independent living, education, immigration and other general civil legal matters.

Environmental Justice Clinic
Run through Miami Law's Center for Ethics and Public Service, this clinic serves low and moderate-income communities seeking fair treatment and involvement in the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies.

Federal Appellate Clinic 
This clinic provides upper-level students with the opportunity to plan, research, and draft federal appeals for indigent criminal defendants. 

Health Rights Clinic 
The Health Rights Clinic (formerly the Health and Elder Law Clinic) is a Medical-Legal Partnership with the Miller School of Medicine which students assist low-income, health-impaired clients.

Human Rights Clinic
The Human Rights Clinic exposes students to the practice of law in the international and cross-cultural context of human rights litigation and advocacy. 

Immigration Clinic 
Established in the fall of 2009, the Immigration Clinic provides a challenging opportunity for students to advocate on behalf of immigrants in a wide variety of complex immigration proceedings. 

Innocence Clinic 
The Innocence Clinic is dedicated to identifying and rectifying wrongful convictions and is a clinic committed to exonerating innocent individuals and combating injustice. The clinic represents cases involving innocent individuals incarcerated for a minimum of 10 years who have new evidence ranging from recanting witnesses to new witnesses discovered by students to prosecutorial misconduct and ineffective assistance of counsel.

Investor Rights Clinic 
The Investor Rights Clinic represents under-served investors in securities arbitration claims against their brokers before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Tenants' Rights Clinic 
The Tenants' Rights Clinic allows law students to represent low-income tenants in litigation and administrative hearings. Cases primarily involve evictions from public and subsidized housing, terminations of Section 8, and denial of affordable housing applications.