Directory

University of Houston Law Center

University of Houston Law Center
100 Law Center
Houston, TX 77204
www.law.uh.edu

Law School Pro Bono Programs

Contact Information

Tiffany Tucker, J.D., M.Ed.
Interim Assistant Dean
Career Development Office at University of Houston Law Center
E-mail

Anne Elise Doise, J.D.
Senior Career Specialist
Career Development Office at University of Houston Law Center
E-mail

Category Type

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Description of Programs

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Location of Programs

None listed

Staffing/Management/Oversight

None listed

Funding

None listed

Student Run Pro Bono Groups/Specialized Law Education Projects

None listed

Faculty and Administrative Pro Bono

None listed

Awards/Recognition

None listed

Community Service

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Law School Public Interest Programs

Contact Information

Anne Elise Doise
Senior Career Specialist and fellowship contact
E-mail
P: (713) 743-6717

Kristen Van Arsdel
Externships
E-mail

Janet Heppard
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice
E-mail
P: (713) 743-2093

Certificate/Curriculum Programs

None listed

Public Interest Centers

The Texas Innocence Network - http://law.uh.edu/TIN/

Center for Children, Law & Policy - http://law.uh.edu/center4clp/

Center for Consumer Law – http://law.uh.edu/ccl/

Public Interest Clinics

Civil Practice Clinic – http://www.law.uh.edu/clinic/civil.asp

Consumer Law Clinic - http://www.law.uh.edu/clinic/consumerlaw.asp

Criminal Defense Clinic – http://www.law.uh.edu/clinic/criminaldefenseclinic.asp

Immigration Clinic - http://www.law.uh.edu/clinic/immi.asp

Mediation Clinic - http://www.law.uh.edu/clinic/mediate.asp

Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic – http://www.law.uh.edu/clinic/ecdc.asp

Externships/Internships

Judicial Externships - http://law.uh.edu/externship/judicial.asp

Government and Nonprofit Externships - http://law.uh.edu/externship/externship.asp

Criminal Practice Externships (Prosecution) – http://law.uh.edu/externship/criminal-practice-externship.asp

Classes with a Public Service Component

None listed

Public Interest Journals

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PI Career Support Center

The Career Development Office provides career & fellowship counseling and promotes public interest through lunch time panels during Public Interest Week. We host 50+ agencies and organizations in our annual Government and Public Interest Table Talk. Many of our students also attend the Texas Public Service Career Day and the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair.

Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP)

None listed

Post-Graduate Fellowships/Awards

Law School Funded:

The University of Houston Law Center provides short term graduate fellowships for recent alumni to work with public interest employers while awaiting bar results.

Graduate Student Funded:

University of Houston provides short term graduate fellowships for recent alumni to work with public interest employers while awaiting bar results.

Other Funding Sources:

None listed

Term Time Fellowships/Scholarships

Law School Funded:

Crowther Scholarship - Awarded to a student pursuing a career in public interest.

Graduate Student Funded:

Other Funding Sources:

Our generous friends and alumni fund:

Crowther Scholarship - Awarded to a student pursuing a career in public interest

Summer Fellowships

Law School Funded:

The law school funds approximately 30 Summer Public Interest Fellowships each summer. In addition, around 10 students can be awarded a Global Fellowship for working in a government agency or non-profit organization abroad.

Graduate Student Funded:

None listed

Other Funding Sources:

Our generous friends and alumni fund:

Sohns Fellowship - Awarded for a student to work with Lone Star Legal Aid

Marvin Nathan Fellowship - Awarded for a student to work with the Anti-Defamation League

Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Programs

None listed

Student Public Interest Groups

Public Interest Law Organization (PILO)

August 6, 2018