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FAQ: What does the Community Development Clinic Offer Clients?

July 25, 2022 by lowens   

By UMass Law CDC Staff

The UMass Law Community Development Clinic (CDC) offers pro-bono legal services to select clients each year. At the clinic, law students, supervised by an attorney, perform legal work for clients. In exchange, students receive law school course credit and real legal experience. At the CDC, students may do legal research, draft legal briefs, write and/or review contracts, interact with clients through client meetings, conduct legal audits, prepare filings, and educate board members on their roles and responsibilities.

For more information on how to become a client with the CDC, check out our blog entry called FAQ: How do I apply to Become a Client with the Community Development Clinic?


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