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Pepperdine Legal Clinics Aid California Fire Victims (CA)

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Pepperdine Legal Clinics Aid California Fire Victims

"The Pepperdine School of Law instituted the Disaster Relief Clinic this semester in response to the need of the hundreds of individuals affected by the local Thomas fires, as well as the Texas hurricanes. Through this program, law students are able to provide pro-bono legal services to those who would not otherwise be able to afford it.

The School of Law’s Clinical Education Program includes 10 separate clinics this semester. A clinic is a opportunity for students “to practice law under the supervision of law professors with real clients in high stakes environments,” according to Pepperdine Law School website.

“When teaching students, we also manifest our mission to the world and try to contribute to our communities and our neighbors and serve people who need it,” Director of Clinical Education and Associate Clinical Professor of Law Jeffrey Baker said..."

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