Directory

Mississippi College School of Law

Mississippi College School of Law
151 East Griffith Street
Jackson, MS 39201
www.law.mc.edu

Law School Pro Bono Programs

Contact Information

Mike Maloney, Assistant Dean, 601/925-7107, E-mail.

Category Type

Independent In-house and Collaborative Student Group Projects

Description of Programs

Though there is no formal pro bono program; volunteer opportunities are posted by Career Services on job posting board and also placed on the School's website.

Location of Programs

None listed

Staffing/Management/Oversight

None listed

Funding

None listed

Student Run Pro Bono Groups/Specialized Law Education Projects

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) -- Students help the youth court make the best decision on where children who have been abused or neglected should live.

Mississippi Capital Post-Conviction Counsel -- Students assist in capital cases.

Faculty and Administrative Pro Bono

None listed

Awards/Recognition

None listed

Community Service

Community service projects are sponsored by student groups and encouraged by administrators/faculty.

Law School Public Interest Programs

Contact Information

Debbie Foley

P: (601) 925-7106

Certificate/Curriculum Programs

None listed

Public Interest Centers

None listed

Public Interest Clinics

None listed

Externships/Internships

The Law School offers externships at:

  • Public Defenders Office
  • Mississippi Office of Capital Post-conviction Counsel
  • Legal Services Office

Classes with a Public Service Component

Child Advocacy

This three-hour course allows students to represent children in court. For more information, contact Prof. Shirley Kennedy or Jamie McBride at 601/925-7143.

Public Interest Journals

None listed

PI Career Support Center

None listed

Loan Repayment Assistance Programs (LRAP)

None listed

Post-Graduate Fellowships/Awards

Law School Funded:

None listed

Graduate Student Funded:

None listed

Other Funding Sources:

None listed

Term Time Fellowships/Scholarships

Law School Funded:

None listed

Graduate Student Funded:

None listed

Other Funding Sources:

None listed

Summer Fellowships

Law School Funded:

None listed

Graduate Student Funded:

None listed

Other Funding Sources:

None listed

Extracurricular and Co-Curricular Programs

Christian Legal Society (meets weekly)

Environmental Law Club (meets monthly)

Student Public Interest Groups

None listed

August 6, 2018