Civil Litigation Clinic 1

Students who intern in this clinic will primarily work on cases in the areas of labor and employment law and medical malpractice and nursing home cases. The clinic provides representation to both employers and employees in all aspects of labor and employment law, including wage-hour disputes, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and whistleblower cases, and traditional labor law.


Course Information
Course #: LAW 530
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Litigation or Practice Skills
Area of Study: Labor and Employment Law, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury Law
Credit Hours: Three or four credit hours.

The in-house programs of the C-K Law Group: The Law Offices of Chicago-Kent constitute one of the largest in-house clinical programs in the United States. In most of the programs, students are given the option of enrolling for three or four credits. Students who enroll for four credits put in an average of 12 hours per week during the 14-week fall and spring semesters.  In the summer semester, students who enroll for four credits put in an average of 32 hours per week and students who enroll for three credits put in an average of 24 hours per week.  

Each of the in-house clinical programs provides classroom as well as fieldwork instruction to the students enrolled in that program as part of their weekly hourly requirement.