Clinical Programs

About The Clinical Programs

Among its several missions, the School of Law strives to prepare students to be practicing lawyers. While traditional academic course work provides the foundation for skills training, the School of Law has multiple ways for law students to experience the actual practice of law in supervised settings.

A maximum of 12 credit hours may be gained toward the 88 credits required for graduation.

Clinical Offerings:

Small Entrepreneur and Economic Development (SEED) Clinic

SEED provides low-cost legal and business assistance to small and emerging businesses in the local community. -More

Trademark Clinic

The Trademark Clinic provides law students with the opportunity to assist real-world clients with the filing of trademark applications under the supervision of licensed attorneys.

Reentry Clinics

Provides assistance with applications for expungement (sealing), Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE) and clemency.

Civil Litigation Clinic

The Civil Litigation Clinic assists low-income clients who are experiencing housing problems. Cases are referred to the clinic from Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Public External Placement Clinic

Work for credit in the offices of local prosecutors, public defenders, nonprofit or civil legal aid organizations. Work under the supervision of an attorney Read More

Jail Inmate Assistance Legal Clinic

Participate in the only student-supervised project of its kind in Ohio, under the direction of staff attorneys, travel to local county jails.

Prisoner Legal Assistance Clinic

Under the direction of staff attorneys, provide general legal information on criminal and civil problems.

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