Our Mission

The Economic Justice Institute is home to UW Law School’s five civil, anti-poverty clinical programs.

At EJI, our mission is to provide students with a significant learning experience in which they develop into skilled legal professionals and engaged public citizents. Read more about the ways each of our clinics accomplish this mission while providing services to people in need.

Law students: gain hands-on legal experience

  • Work on wide-ranging set of cases and problems
  • Help real clients under supervision of skilled attorneys
  • Learn how the law affects social issues
  • Apply for positions in November of each year. If selected, students enroll in a clinic from May to May.

Learn more about the Clinical Programs »

Neighborhood clinic students and professor in court

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