Information for Prospective Students
Students are selected based on their interest in domestic violence issues, as well as any past experience and potential future aspirations related to the topic. An aspiration towards public interest work is also considered. Professor Meier tries to select students with different backgrounds and experiences, but a common desire to serve victims of domestic violence, a desire to learn about the issue, and the desire to gain invaluable experience are three important considerations.
Each year, the clinics hold an Open House where each clinic’s faculty is available to answer questions, but students may also contact Professor Meier at any time for more information.
2L and 3L students are eligible to apply. There are no prerequisites, but some familiarity with domestic violence issues or domestic violence law is helpful. Family law and trial advocacy–either in the past or concurrently–can be useful.
For more detailed information, please login to the Portal. A complete set of application instructions is posted approximately one month prior to the registration period for the upcoming semester.