Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice

Putting theory into practice.

Academics. Justice. Service. These are the core tenets on which the Loyola College of Law is built. Nowhere are they more prevalent than in the nationally ranked Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice. This fully functioning legal clinic gives third-year law students the opportunity to put their classroom knowledge to work in representing those in need under the supervision of experienced attorneys. Students gain practical experience in a number of fields while learning what it means to use the law to serve others.

2019-2020 Clinic Application

The application deadline for Law Clinic has passed, but please check with Elizabeth Dominguez at 504-861-5536 for information on current clinic section availability. 

2019 Citizenship Day

On September 14, 2019, the Loyola Law Clinic hosted the American Immigration Lawyers Association's Citizenship Day. Attorneys and law students volunteered to help immigrants prepare and apply for citizenship. See photos.

Washington Post Article

Professor Bill Quigley, Director of the Law Clinic and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center, was quoted in the Washington Post discussing the problem of outstanding warrants in the City of New Orleans. Read the full article.