Domestic Violence Clinic is a one semester practical skills course in which third-year law students represent low-income clients in civil matters aimed at assisting them in safely leaving abusive relationships. Principally, students will be representing clients in domestic violence protective order hearings in District Court. Additional comprehensive representation may extend to related family law matters, including child custody and divorce, 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.