MSU College of Law

Legal Clinic

MSU Law provides superior academic and practical preparation through a number of experiences, including its clinical programs. While discovering your niche as a lawyer and gaining practical experience, you are part of the Law College's mission to provide service to the community and inspire students to use their legal education for the betterment of society.

Supplemental Clinic Application - Fall 2016

The MSU College of Law Legal Clinic is accepting applications for the newly approved Human Trafficking Civil Litigation Clinic for Fall 2016. The new clinic will be offered for two (2) credits taught by Professor Mark Totten. In this clinic students will get hands-on experience preparing and bringing a civil lawsuit on behalf of one or more victims of human trafficking. Students will participate in all aspects of civil litigation which, depending on the status of clinic cases, will vary each semester. Students are anticipated to participate in work that might include informal fact investigation, gathering evidence, conducting interviews, identifying clients, drafting memos on relevant legal issues, drafting pleadings, discovery, and motion practice. Applications are due Friday, April 1, 2016. Please download the application (PDF) and submit to Jesse Alvarez, alvarje@law.msu.edu.

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