Clinics & Externships

Our award-winning clinics provide students with rich opportunities to receive practical training and gain valuable experience, all while leading the fight on critical social justice issues. Working under attorneys, students provide access to justice through serving clients from underrepresented and underserved communities.

 Women's Employment Rights Clinic

The Women's Employment Rights Clinic (WERC) advocates for the rights of low-wage and immigrant workers through direct service, impact litigation, and public policy work on a variety of employment-related matters.

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 Environmental Law & Justice Clinic

Students learn about environmental law, policy issues, and how lawyers can effectively work to achieve justice. They also work on real-world cases to provide critical legal services to underserved communities and to protect the environmental conditions of where they live, work, and play.

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 Veterans Legal Advocacy Center

VLAC, the first veterans' clinic on a law school campus in Northern California, helps underserved veterans gain access to legal representation that assist in getting them the medical care and disability benefits that they have earned by serving our country.

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 Pro Bono Tax Clinic

The Pro Bono Tax Clinic provides students the opportunity to gain real-life experience representing clients with the help and direct supervision of experienced California Board of Equalization (BOE) attorneys

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 Externships

GGU Law has extensive clinical legal education programs. In externship clinics, students earn academic credit while working under faculty supervision and the supervision of judges and attorneys in government agencies, law offices, counsel offices, and judges' chambers.

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Jamal Jackson

I aspire to be an environmental lawyer. GGU has an amazing environmental law program and one of few schools with an environmental law clinic. I believe GGU provided me with the best opportunity to achieve my aspirations.

Jamal Jackson