Clinical Programs at the University of Mississippi provide students with real-world lawyering experience while serving Mississippians in a variety of legal capacities.  There are 11 clinical and pro bono programs:

·      Child Advocacy Clinic

·      Clinical Externship Program

·      Criminal Appeals Clinic

·      Elder Law Clinic

·      Housing Clinic

·      MacArthur Justice Clinic (new for 2014)

·      Mississippi Innocence Project

·      Pro Bono Initiative

·      Street Law Clinic

·      Transactional Clinic

·      Volunteer Income Tax Clinic

Clinic students, admitted to practice under Mississippi’s Limited Practice Act, take responsibility for their clients’ cases under the guidance of clinic faculty.  The clinical experience includes a weekly classroom seminar that immerses students in legal theory, practical skills and professional responsibility concerns, and offers a chance to reflect on the clinical practice experience. The programs offer a rich variety of clinical experiences, with offerings that train students for a wide range of practice options.

Faculty Member Deborah Bell“In the last decade, the law school has made a meaningful commitment to training lawyers in practical skills while providing assistance to Mississippi’s underrepresented.  The school’s clinical programs will offer students a broad range of practice opportunities, from transactional to complex litigation to assisting pro se litigants.”-Professor Debbie Bell, Associate Dean for Clinical Programs 

To contact a clinic or to get more information, please call: 662-915-7429.

Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Registration Packet

Please download the following form, complete and email to Carol Mockbee at carol@ms‐

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