Third-year students, having earned their limited licenses to practice from the Idaho Supreme Court, represent clients in a variety of different courts under the supervision of clinical faculty. Students gain meaningful real-life experiences while providing quality legal services to underrepresented populations.
Appellate Clinic: Students in the Appellate Clinic brief and argue cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Idaho Appellate Courts. The Appellate Clinic allows interested students to work intensively on one or two complex cases.
Clinical Labs: Clinical labs include the Pro Se Clinic Lab, the Bankruptcy Lab, and the Children and the Law Lab.
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (DVSA) Clinic: The DVSA
Clinic provides legal assistance in civil proceedings to victims of
domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking,
regardless of the clients' income level.
Economic Development Clinic: Students in the Economic Development Clinic advise Idaho counties, cities, tribes, and non-governmental agencies with economic development-related issues typically arising in questions of land use law, administrative law, state and local government law, and environmental law. This Clinic is a transactional and administrative practice located at the Boise campus.
General Clinic: Students in our General Clinic represent clients in a wide variety of cases, including misdemeanor defense, family law, consumer protection, landlord-tenant disputes, probate and civil rights.
Immigration Law Clinic students help immigrants from a variety of countries seeking asylum, permanent residence, citizenship, status under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and relief from removal. They represent their clients in administrative courts and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Students also conduct education and outreach presentations in immigrant communities.
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic:
Students in the Tax Clinic represent taxpayers from Idaho and
surrounding states in controversies with the Internal Revenue Service.
Students also conduct public information and outreach presentations to
inform taxpayers for whom English is a second language and other
low-income taxpayers about tax law issues.
Mediation Clinic: Students provide mediation services and hone their skills in communication, facilitation, negotiation, organization and ethics.
Small Business Legal Clinic: The Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC) provides third-year students with hands-on business transaction experience in a client setting.