Category: Perspectives

  • Rohan Shetty profile picture
    The Clinic gave me a window into the precarious lives of many tenants and how the law sometimes undermines and sometimes empowers, their efforts to find safe haven.
  • Gardner Lange profile picture
    Working with my Immigration Clinic clients exposed me to the practical realities of immigration lawyering and the classroom discussions and supervision meetings helped me shape that exposure into important skills.
  • The Immigration Clinic has been one of my favorite experiences throughout law school! The most rewarding part is being able to help my community and feeling like I am making a difference in their lives as they fight for safety and security in this country.
  • Ayo Adaranijo profile photo
    I came to law school with the goal of maximizing experiential learning and gaining practical skills. The entrepreneurship clinic helped me meet those goals and exceeded my expectations. The clinic was an incredibly rewarding experience for me. More importantly, it allowed me to give back to communities of color in Texas in a unique way.
  • Sahil Solankee profile picture
    While law school, virtual or not, can be isolating, the Clinic helped me focus instead on connecting. Connecting with my clinic partner to work through thorny legal issues, connecting with our client to see them off one step closer to their goals, and connecting with the community. In particular, I enjoyed working with entrepreneurs and […]
  • Abbey Jones profile picture
    The environmental clinic was my most enjoyable, rewarding experience of law school. Students have the opportunity to assist underserved communities and non-profit organizations to develop legal solutions to environmental issues, including environmental justice. Students also develop contacts and practical legal experience by collaborating with client attorneys on a variety of federal and state environmental legal […]
  • Jake Herrel profile picture
    The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic set me up for success after law school. During my first few weeks at the firm, it became evident that I was afforded far more transactional exposure than my peers while in law school, all thanks to the Clinic. This made the transition to practice way easier and led […]
  • Liam Veazey profile picture
    In the Environmental Clinic, I was able to put my interest in environmental justice and community lawyering into practice. In the Clinic, you get the opportunity to work on foundational legal skills–research, writing, analysis, and public speaking. But even more importantly, I learned a lot about how substantive and procedural laws and regulations can be […]
  • Katie Jeffress profile Picture
    The Environmental Clinic provides an opportunity to learn real-life lawyering skills, work on meaningful projects, and meet environmental lawyers across the state. I participated in the clinic as a 2L and again as a 3L, and both semesters I walked away from the experience with new skills and a better understanding of environmental law in […]
  • Matt Frederick profile picture
    I thought participating in the Environmental Clinic at UT Law would teach me the basics about the area of law in which I plan to practice, which it did in spades.  But, maybe more importantly, by connecting me with and giving me the chance to work for Texas residents who suffer the ill effects of […]