Tag: Domestic Violence Clinic

Anya Morgan Anya Morgan

Being a student attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic was the perfect gentle transition into being a real lawyer. I was terrified at the prospect of going to court and being “first chair” on a case, but Jeana gave me just the right amount of support and encouragement, and I was so proud of myself […]

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Stephanie James

The Clinic has provided me with an amazing opportunity to work directly with clients who have challenging cases. The experience also provided me with several opportunities to hone my advocacy skills by first chairing during all hearings and trials. My work at the DVC has also been critical to my development and has reminded me […]

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Laura Shoemaker Laura Shoemaker

The domestic violence clinic allowed me to experience the practical side of law school, rather than the theoretical side that is emphasized in the classroom.  By meeting with clients in-person and becoming personally involved with each case, I learned what it meant to be an advocate, rather than merely a lawyer.  The domestic violence clinic […]

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Proclamation on human rights and preventing domestic violence, adopted through the work of our Human Rights Clinic and Domestic Violence Clinic

TexasLaw‬‘s Human Rights Clinic and Domestic Violence Clinic are sharing this year’s award for “Advocate of the Year” from the Webb County Domestic Violence Coalition in Laredo. Congratulations to clinic directors Ariel Dulitzky and Jeana Lungwitz, clinical faculty and staff, and of course our clinical students for this great honor!

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Amanda Laviage

Participating in Texas Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic has been the most valuable experience of my law school career.  The clinic is a place to get many nerve-racking firsts out of the way with the non-judgmental support and guidance of Jeana Lungwitz, our rock star supervising attorney, and with all of the resources we have here […]

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Tovah Pentelovitch

The UT Domestic Violence Clinic is a refreshing departure from your typical law school experience. It is a great way to get boots-in-the-mud experience working directly with clients and potentially in the courtroom as well.  Working with clients is incredibly meaningful and fulfilling and it seems that every law student should have such an experience […]

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Jessica Prado

Participating in the Domestic Violence Clinic has been by far the most enjoyable and rewarding experience I have had while in law school. I would recommend this clinic to anyone interested in gaining invaluable courtroom experience, while under the supervision of a wonderful Professor. The skills and knowledge I have gained through my experiences in […]

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Melvin Huang

I greatly enjoyed my experience serving various clients in the Domestic Violence Clinic (DVC).  What I learned working with Professor Lungwitz (who was a fabulous supervisor), interacting with clients, and preparing for trial far exceeded what I expected.  The work and required skills were not only readily practical (e.g. preparing court documents, counseling distraught clients), […]

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Clinic Client

With help from God, The UT Domestic Violence Clinic and the hard work of Mr. Brothers, l am no longer a victim of domestic violence. I have broken the cycle of violence in my home. My children now live in a safe home where they can be children and no longer live in fear. The […]

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