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

  • Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop: April 8, 9am to 5pm (UH Law Center).
    • Registration is now closed.
    • Click here to view the save-the-date flier.
    • Click here to view the program.  
    • For more information, please email Brisa Gossett at


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.

All students enrolled in the Spring 2016 Clinic I courses must attend Orientation. 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