Legal Clinics offer law students an exciting opportunity to have hands-on, practical experience in the legal profession while still in law school. Under the guidance and supervision of clinical faculty, our law students handle all aspect of cases, from interviewing, to filing motions, to conducting trials in court.


Upcoming Events

  • Spring 2017 Clinics
    Online applications for the spring semester clinics are now being accepted.
    Click here to apply today!
  • International Internships in Panama
    Internship applications for summer 2017 will be available soon.                    
    For more information, contact Clinic Director Janet Heppard at
  • Arrival Awards
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - River Oaks Country Club
    The Arrival Awards recognize the successes and benefits that immigrants bring to our community and to the nation in general. Proceeds of the Arrival Awards Dinner benefit the Immigration Clinic at the University of Houston Law Center.


In-house Clinic Applications

For a pathway to the Clinics, view our program flier here.

Students must apply to the Clinic by submitting the online application. Students should not attempt to enroll themselves in these courses via PeopleSoft: if you're accepted, the Clinic Program Manager will enroll you via the Office of Student Services.

For Clinic Orientation Dates, click here.


The mission of The Clinical Legal Education Program is threefold.

  • To train law students to be competent, professional and ethical advocates for their clients
  • To provide first-rate pro-bono legal representation to indigent clients and communities in Harris County in the areas of law covered by the particular clinic
  • To provide support to the courts and legislature and to develop policies that can improve the surrounding communities