Tag: Mental Health Clinic

Emily Kirby

The Mental Health Clinic was the most rewarding and eye opening experience that I had while in law school. I was put in situations that I never could’ve imagined if I’d tried, requiring both legal skill and creativity, empathy, and an open mind for the challenges faced within our mental health system. Working individually with […]

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Tiffany Larsen

The Mental Health Clinic was one of the most rewarding experiences of my law school career. I was an avid mock trialer throughout law school, but being able to use my advocacy skills to represent clients in  probable cause and commitment hearings against seasoned prosecutors while still in school was exhilarating and extremely rewarding.  I […]

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Mark Terrell

I didn’t win very many cases in the Mental Health Clinic, but I did have one electrifying lawyer moment. The doctor was about to introduce some inadmissible – and very damaging – hearsay, and I objected. The judge sustained my objection, took the case under advisement, and released my client the next week. But I […]

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