AVAILABLE CLINIC SPOTS
The Law Offices has a limited number of spots available
in the following areas of law: Criminal Defense; Employment/Civil
Rights; Family Law; Tax Law; Immigration Law; Health &
Disability Law; and the Center for Open Government. The
Law Offices gives students the opportunity to learn how
to practice law under the close supervision of a clinical
faculty attorney - an invaluable experience that is available
only in the law school's in-house clinical programs.
Applications are available on the 3rd floor (on the table
outside of the cafeteria) and in the Law Offices reception
area. You can also use this
We will accept applications for these clinics through noon
on Tuesday, January 17. Spots for all clinics will be
filled on a first come, first served basis.
Please feel free to email Tracy
Kish with any questions or visit our website at: http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic/
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Orientation for Law Offices students will be held on Wednesday,
January 18, 2012 at 3:00 in room 590. Please email Tracy
Kish if you have any questions.
NBC INTERVIEW WITH CLINICAL PROFESSOR
Professor Richard Kling was interviewed by NBC 5 on the
Blagojevich case. See the interview here.
TAX CLINIC CHANGES
IIT Chicago-Kent's transformed Tax Clinic to provide services
to middle-income taxpayers and small businesses. Read
ADVISORY COMMISSION APPOINTMENT
Clinical Professor Edward Kraus, who supervises the Health
and Disability Law clinic, has been appointed to the HHS
Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines. Read the full
SPRING 2012 LEGAL EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM
A2P Legal Externship is a 4-credit hour non-graded program
which enables students to extern with a supervising attorney
in a wide variety of legal areas – civil and criminal. Externships
are available for the Fall and Spring semesters and in Summer
session. Some public sector externships enable students
to obtain a 711 license and appear in court.
Examples of civil law externships in governmental and public
interest places: the City of Chicago Corporation Counsel's
Office, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Illinois
Commerce Commission, Immigration Court of the U.S. Department
of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, and Environmental
Protection Agency, as well as approved in-house corporate
Students interested in criminal law may extern at the U.S.
Attorney's Office, the Office of the Federal Defender, and
at the offices of the State's Attorney and Public Defender
in Cook County as well as the surrounding counties.
Information and application packets for Spring 2012 semester
are now available in front of the Spakateria, in Career
Services Office, and in Room 600 Law Offices reception area.
For a complete description of all clinical programs, please
visit the Law Offices' Home Page at http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.