KGACLC Courthouse Clinic

Class Information Spring 2020

  • 1 - 2 units
  • Class No.: TBA
  • Meets: Wed
  • Time: See notes - See notes
  • Location: KGACLC
  • Exam:
  • Course Description
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Scott Maurer

Associate Clinical Professor in consumer law, Katharine and George Alexander Law Center

KGACLC Courthouse Clinic

Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List A)

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.

Class Notes:

Professional Skills Course

Experiential Course

Students must attend a mandatory training class on Saturday, TBD from 8:30-4:30. 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. Available Wednesday dates are: TBD