Blog Posts: Clinical Programs Events

2017 Fall Clinic Rounds Session

On November 1, 2017 Stephanie Downey and Patrick Conlon, students in the Immigration Clinic presented a case for discussion at the Fall 2017 Clinic Rounds session.  This was a great opportunity for students in all the clinics to hear what cases other students are working on. 

Stephanie Downey
Stephanie Downey
Patrick Conlon
Patrick Conlon













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Posted by Melissa B. Cobb on Wed. November 1, 2017 4:09 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events, Immigration Clinic

Spring 2016 All-Clinic Rounds Presentation

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A.C. Locklear of the Immigration Clinic
On March 2, 2016, students from the Civil Legal Assistance Clinic and the Immigration Clinic presented at our All-Clinic Rounds Session.

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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:33 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Immigration Clinic

Clinical Programs Celebrate 35 Years of Training Students and Assisting Clients

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Prof. Kaci Bishop
As a student at UNC School of Law, Kaci Bishop ’04 knew she wanted to work with indigent clients. Drawn to humanitarian immigration law, her involvement in the Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, which then included immigration cases, was all the affirmation she needed to know she was pursuing her true passion.
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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Sun. December 13, 2015 3:58 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events, Domestic Violence Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

Fall 2015 All-Clinic Rounds Presentation

On November 10, 2015, two groups of students presented at our All-Clinic Rounds Session.  Students from the Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic presented on a case involving a sheriff levy of a client's bank account to collect on a judgment, with no notice to the client.  Students from the Community Development Law Clinic presented on the creation of a tenant organization separate from but connected to a local social justice organization. 
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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. December 8, 2015 3:42 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events, Community Development Law Clinic, Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic

Clinical Programs Community Education Presentation

On November 9, 2015, students from the Youth Justice Clinic, Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Immigration Clinic, and Domestic Violence Clinic joined together to present a four hour educational program for the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools Services Staff.
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Susanna Wagar '16 presents on the collateral consequences of juvenile adjudications.

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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. December 8, 2015 3:21 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Domestic Violence Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

Susy Espinoza: New Clinic Program Assistant

The Clinical Programs recently welcomed a new Program Assistant.

Azucena “Susy” Espinoza is the newest member to join the UNC School of Law Clinical Programs team. Susy started in June 2015 and is one of our two Bilingual Program Assistants. She is a fluent Spanish speaker who assists with interpreting and translating as well as with the daily administrative demands of the Clinic.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. October 22, 2015 1:23 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events

Clinical Programs Volunteer Interpreter Orientation and Luncheon

On October 2, 2015 the Clinical Programs held an Orientation and Luncheon for the Clinic Volunteer Interpreters and Translators.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. October 22, 2015 1:10 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events

Clinical Programs End of Year Celebration & CLEA Award Presentation

CLEA Outstanding Student Award 2015: Andrea Solorzano

On April 9, 2015, faculty and students who participated in the clinical programs in 2014-15 gathered for a special luncheon to celebrate the end of another successful year. Professor Tamar Birckhead addressed the group, and then Professor Kathryn Sabbeth presented the Third Annual CLEA Outstanding Student Award to Andrea Solórzano of the Civil Legal Assistance Clinic.


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Posted by Kathryn A. Sabbeth on Tue. April 21, 2015 3:47 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events

UNC Law-CUNY Law School Clinical Faculty Exchange

Professor Donna Lee of CUNY Law School

This spring we initiated a Clinical Faculty Exchange Program with CUNY Law School. The concept is to focus on clinical pedagogy, including but not limited to, teaching collaboration; clinic design; creating and facilitating rounds sessions; balancing legal representation with policy advocacy; teaching cross-cultural lawyering; encouraging reflection among students; and creating appropriate evaluation criteria.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. March 24, 2015 4:23 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events

Spring Semester All-Clinic Rounds Session

On March 4, 2015, UNC Clinical Programs held its fourth All-Clinic Rounds session, during which students and faculty from all of our clinics gathered to discuss their current cases.

The program was moderated by Professor Barbara Fedders of the Youth Justice Clinic, and students from four of our clinics presented cases.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. March 5, 2015 12:13 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic
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