years of in-house clinical legal education putting students in the driver’s seat
hours each year in legal services provided to clients in need
Clients and Parties Served Annually
The Clinical Program
The Gittis Legal Clinics are Penn Carey Law’s teaching law firm, comprised of nine in-house clinics that offer students unique opportunities to develop essential lawyering skills and professional values. Our mission is to educate students on the skills and intricacies of being a lawyer while serving the legal needs of clients and underserved communities.Explore our Clinical Programs
The goal of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Externship Program is to supplement traditional classroom study and experiential study by providing external opportunities for students to observe and participate meaningfully in lawyering at government agencies, non-profit organizations, and with judges.Explore Externships
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ARC Justice Clinic Director Cara McClellan GEd’12 Emphasizes That SCOTUS Disregarding Precedent Is ‘Highly Unusual’ and ‘Extreme’
COVID-19 Vaccine Deal-Making
At ACC Docket, Practice Prof. Cynthia Dahl discussed the process of getting the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to the public with Khalil Mitchell, Senior Counsel at Moderna.
2023 Alumni Impact Award Winner
The Honorable Benjamin Lerner L’65 is the recipient of the Toll Public Interest Center’s 2023 Alumni Impact Award.
Learning Beyond the Classroom
Civil Practice Clinic students “learn what it means to be a lawyer with profound obligations to clients, the profession, the courts, and our national promise of justice for all,” said Director Lou Rulli.
Legislative Clinic Report: Medical Deportation Can Be Profitable for Medical Transportation Companies
2021 Legislative Clinic Report on Medical Deportation Cited in Article on Potential Deportation of Comatose Woman in Lehigh Valley Health Network Hospital
An Ethos of Service
Penn Carey Law has a long history of teaching students how to incorporate service into legal work.