KGACLC Courthouse Clinic

Catalog No.: 468

Course Description:

Students must attend a mandatory training class on the first Saturday of the semester.  Thereafter, students must spend between 25 hours (for 1 unit) and 75 hours (for 2 units) assisting and advising unrepresented litigants at the Courthouse Self Help-Center, which is located at 201 North First Street, San Jose.   Students will provide this assistance under the supervision of an attorney on Wednesdays between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.   Students taking 1 unit do NOT need be available for the entire 11-3 time slot on Wednesdays; they only need to schedule approximately 2 hours per week during that slot.  Students may not take more than one interviewing and advising class in the same semester. Graded Credit/No Credit.