Penn State students at all campuses who are interested in pursuing a law degree are eligible for several opportunities through Penn State Law on the University Park campus.
Former client & Vietnam veteran talked to Veterans Clinic students about experiences during & after war
On October 26, a former client and Vietnam veteran talked to Veterans Clinic students about his experiences during and after the war.
Over the past two academic years, juris doctor (J.D.) and master of laws (LL.M.) students at Penn State Law in University Park have assisted 30 veterans and their families in resolving legal matters connected to their military service. These students’ work was carried out through the Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic, one of 11 clinics operated by Penn State Law in University Park.
The Penn State Law in University Park Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic hosted the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee on Friday, March 31, 2023, as one of the Committee's "meeting field trips."
The Penn State Law Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Clinic and the Centre County Bar hosted a Wills for Heroes event on Saturday, November 5, with assistance from the Pennsylvania (PA) Bar Association’s Pro Bono Coordinator.
During the past academic year, students in the Penn State Family Law Clinic at Penn State Law in University Park worked on several educational programs to inform existing and potential clients and other local stakeholders about different aspects of family law.
Penn State Law in University Park hosted the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) for a two-day visit, March 23 and 24, culminating in an oral argument hearing in a pending case. The event provided law students with career insights and an immersive learning experience indicative of the hands-on legal education offered at Penn State Law in University Park.