Domestic Violence Clinic

Law 466






The Domestic Violence Clinic is a 3 credit, pass/fail, one- semester experiential course taught in the fall semester in 2015.  In this clinic third-year law students represent low-income clients in civil matters aimed at assisting clients in safely leaving abusive relationships.  Principally, students represent clients in domestic violence protective order hearings in District Court in Orange and Chatham Counties.  Additional comprehensive representation may extend to related areas of the law, including child custody and divorce, abuse and neglect proceedings, immigration, employment, housing, and other collateral matters. 

Evidence, Trial Advocacy either prior to or concurrent with the clinic.

While not required, Family Law and/or Domestic Violence Law are recommended as pre- or corequisites.

B. Posner (Adjunct)

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106

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