Clinic Descriptions

The Gregory T. Holtz Estate Planning and General Practice Clinic

In Estate Planning and General Practice Clinic, students help clients with basic estate planning and probate, as well as select civil and consumer law matters.

Human Trafficking Law Clinic

In Human Trafficking Law Clinic, students learn relevant immigration law and procedure, and represent undocumented survivors of sex trafficking, labor trafficking, and other forms of violence, as they seek immigration relief from the United States government. Students also collaborate with government and non-government organizations, and engage in community outreach and training.

Mediation Law Clinic

In Mediation Law Clinic students learn, use, and develop skills as advocates and mediators. Through the classroom and Lee and Collier County courts, students learn a problem-solving approach to the practice of law, while gaining valuable experience. Once students successfully complete the Mediation Law Clinic, they may apply to the Florida Supreme Court to obtain county court mediator certification. To read more about this clinical work read an article from the winter 2011 issue of the Advocate

Patent Law Clinic

In Patent Law Clinic, students represent clients who would not otherwise be able to afford to pursue patents for their inventions. Students work with clients to understand their inventions, research existing patents for similar or related inventions, prepare the documentation necessary to file provisional patent applications, and file applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.