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.
Students interview clients, investigate the case and prepare the case for court.
Students with a legal intern certificate may represent clients in court under the supervision of the clinic attorney.
Students have the opportunity to practice in the Akron Municipal Court, Stow Municipal Court and Barberton Municipal Court. Students may also appear in administrative hearings at the local housing authority.
Students also conduct community presentations on landlord-tenant issues.