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Clinical Programs Overview


Name Director Area of Law Program Start Length of Program & Credits Positions Available Classes Eligible Prerequisites Anticipated Funding Anticipated Tuition Remission 1L Summer Clinic
Center for Patient Partnerships Meg Gaines meg.gaines@wisc.edu Health, Disability, Employment Summer, Fall, Spring One semester ( 3-4 cr OR 7 cr for Summer) + one optional semester (3-4 cr) 3-6 2L & 3L None Summer stipend for full-time positions Tuition remission for summer Yes
Consumer Law Clinic Sarah Orr sarah.orr@wisc.edu Consumer protection, Predatory lending, Foreclosure Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (4 cr, 4 cr) 6 2L & 3L None Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Criminal Appeals Project Hannah Schieber Jurss jurssh@opd.wi.gov Criminal, Appellate advocacy Fall Fall (4 cr) + Spring (4 cr) semesters 10 2L & 3L Criminal Procedure recommended None None No
Family Court Clinic Marsha Mansfield marsha.mansfield@wisc.edu Family, Guardianship Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (4 cr, 4 cr) 6 2L & 3L None Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Family Law Project Leslie Shear ldshear@wisc.edu Family law, litigation Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (5 cr, 4 cr) 6 2L & 3L Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Federal Appeals Project Adam Stevenson adam.stevenson@wisc.edu Criminal, appellate advocacy Fall start Fall (4 cr) + Spring (4 cr) semesters 6 2L & 3L Criminal Procedure recommended None None No
Government and Legislative Clinic Erin McBride erin.mcbride@wisc.edu Regulatory State, State and Federal Administrative Law, Policy Fall or Spring Fall (3-5 cr) semester and/or Spring (3-5 cr) semester 10-15 2L & 3L None. Administrative Law highly recommended. None None No
Immigrant Justice Clinic Geoffrey Heeren geoffrey.heeren@wisc.edu Immigration Detention and Removal Proceedings, Immigration Consequences of Crimes, Humanitarian Immigration Law Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (4 cr, 4 cr) 6 2L & 3L None Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic Anne Smith asmith32@wisc.edu Business transactions Summer start for core group; additions at fall and spring semester Dependent on mutual consent; Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (3-7, 3-7) 15-20 2L & 3L None; Business Organizations and Introduction to Intellectual Property recommended Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons (LAIP) Mary Prosser mmprosser@wisc.edu Criminal, Family, Immigration Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (3 cr, 3 cr) 18-22 2L & 3L Criminal Procedure recommended Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Neighborhood Law Clinic Mitch mitch@wisc.edu Employment, Rental housing, Government benefits Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (4 cr, 4 cr) 6 2L & 3L None Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Oxford Federal Project Adam Stevenson adam.stevenson@wisc.edu Criminal, Family Law, Immigration Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (2 cr, 2 cr) 6 2L & 3L Criminal Procedure recommended Summer stipend Tuition Remission for summer Yes
Prosecution Project Adam Stevenson adam.stevenson@wisc.edu Criminal prosecution Spring course, summer externship Spring (3 cr sem + 2 cr trial advocacy), Summer externship, Fall (2 cr) 23 2L Only Criminal Procedure; L&CP Prosecution Function Summer stipend if not for credit None No
Public Defender Project Michele LaVigne mlavigne@wisc.edu Criminal defense Spring course, summer externship Spring (3 cr sem + 2 cr trial advocacy), Summer externship, Fall (2 cr) 12-14 2L Only Criminal Procedure and Evidence (both can be taken in Spring sem.); L&CP Defense Function Summer stipend if not for credit None No
Restorative Justice Project Jonathan Scharrer jonathan.scharrer@wisc.edu Victim-Offender Dialogues, Mediation, Community Conferencing/Alternatives to Prosecution, Youth Courts, Prison Programs, Criminal Justice Policy & Procedure Summer Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (3-4 cr. preferred each semester) 6 2L & 3L Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes
Wisconsin Innocence Project Steven Wright shwright@wisc.edu Criminal, Appellate advocacy Summer Dependent on mutual consent; Summer (7 cr) + 2 semesters (3-7, 3-7) 18 anticipated 2L & 3L Criminal Procedure recommended Summer stipend Tuition remission for summer Yes


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