Tax Clinic

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic Educating Students The mission of the clinic is to assist law students bridge the gap between the substantive knowledge gained in traditional doctrinal law school courses and the practical knowledge needed to effectively perform as legal professionals. The clinic helps students develop their professional judgment so as “to promote justice and public […]

2L Angie Portel describes summer clinical work in Ranchi, India

S.J. Quinney College of Law 2L Angie Portel is spending the summer in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India working with Maitri India as part of her Clinical coursework. Portel wrote the blog post (below) for Maitri, after interviewing migrant workers. The post was originally published on MaitriIndiaBlog.org. Right to Identity for Migrant Workers I am Angie Portel, Juris Doctor Candidate Class […]

Downtown CLE: Skills and Ethics in a Brief Advice Clinic

Need your Ethics Credit before the end of the reporting year? Skills and Ethics in a Brief Advice Clinic Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 p.m. Kirton | McConkie 60 East South Temple #1600 Salt Lake City, UT 84111 $15 includes lunch, or free without lunch. RSVP here » Skills and Ethics in a Brief Advice […]

Public Policy Clinic work cited in Deseret News op-ed

The work of the Public Policy Clinic on the School-to-Prison Pipline is cited in a May 5, 2016 op-ed in the Deseret News titled, “My view: The Youth PROMISE Act shifts focus to proactive.” At a middle school in Utah, two Native American boys were caught drinking cans of Dr. Pepper they took without permission […]

SEC Enforcement Clinic

SEC Enforcement Clinic Available to: 3rd year students/ 2nd year students with special permission SEC Enforcement Clinic Guidelines – coming soon! Clinic forms for students » The primary objective of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission–Division of Enforcement Clinic (the “clinic”) is to provide interested participants with an opportunity to gain valuable securities law experience while working with […]

Pro Bono Clinics featured in Deseret News

The S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Pro Bono Clinics were featured in the March 10, 2016 edition of the Deseret News. The Pro Bono Initiative allows law students practice valuable lawyering skills under the supervision of a practicing attorney, while helping underserved populations in the community. JoLynn Spruance, the director of the university’s Pro Bono Initiative, […]

‘An Invaluable Experience’: 2L Moriarty and the Debtor’s Clinic Score a Major Victory

Kendall Moriarty, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and the Director of the College’s Debtor’s Clinic, recently scored a major victory on behalf of a Debtor’s Clinic client who, as a result of a misunderstanding and the client’s limited proficiency in English, suffered the loss of his entire life […]

‘Practice How You Play’: 3L Clayton Sevy Praises College of Law’s Clinical Program

Clayton Sevy, a 3L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is currently enrolled in a clinic at the Legal Aid Society, his second clinical experience through the College of Law’s Civil Clinic program. In the interview below, he explains how his hands-on experience at Open Legal Services and Legal Aid will […]

‘My Classes Seem Much More Applicable Now’: 2L Jaron Janson Details his Experiences in COL’s Civil Clinic

2L Jaron Janson is currently participating in the College of Law’s Civil Clinic at the Utah Guardian ad Litem’s office, dividing his time between the Ogden and Farmington Juvenile Courts. In the interview below, he describes his myriad responsibilities, notes that lawyers can be fun to work with, and explains how the clinical experience has […]

Environmental Law Clinic Update

The Environmental Law Clinic completed another successful and productive year working with a variety of community partners.  For the first time, the clinic partnered with the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office, which afforded students an unusual and innovative clinical opportunity to work in collaboration with attorneys in the Salt Lake County D.A.’s office on […]