- Corporate Transactional Practice
- Labor and Employment Law
- Roadmap Terminology
- 1L Courses
- 2L Courses
- Business Law
- Civil Litigation/Appellate Practice
- Commercial / Bankruptcy Law
- Criminal Law & Procedure
- Entertainment & Sports Law Roadmap
- Entrepreneurship & Law
- Environmental & Land Use Law
- Family Law
- Intellectual Property
- International and Comparative Law: Business
- International and Comparative Law: Human Rights
- Public Service & Government Practice
- Real Estate Practice: Land Development Practice
- Real Estate Practice: Small Transactional Practice
- Trusts & Estates Law
- Externship Program
- Civil Clinics
- Criminal Clinics
- Conservation Clinic
- Program Areas
- Forms & Applications
- Environmental and Land Use Law Program
- Contact Conservation Clinic
- For Students
- About the Clinics
- Study Abroad
- Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy
- Pro Bono Program
- Semester in Practice Program
- Criminal Justice
- Environmental, Land Use, & Real Estate Law
- Environmental, Land Use, & Real Estate Law Certificate Requirements
- Field Courses
- Co-curricular And Extra Curricular Opportunities for Students
- Experiential Learning
- Career Opportunities
- Interdisciplinary Opportunities
- Trusts & Estates
- Dispute Resolution and Litigation
- Family Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- The Center for Estate Planning
- Center on Children & Families
- Criminal Justice Center
- Center for Governmental Responsibility
- Center for the Study of Race & Race Relations
At a Glance
Why join a clinic?
The Fredric G. Levin College of Law Clinics are faculty-supervised, advice, representation, and mediation clinics that integrate the college’s nationally-ranked scholarship with applied lawyering, mediation, and problem-solving skills developed through simulation courses and by legal services provided in a fully-operational legal aid clinic.
Joining a Clinic will give students the opportunity to gain real-world legal skills through participation with real clients alongside experienced lawyers.
Virgil D. Hawkins Civil Legal Clinics
Each of the Virgil D. Hawkins Civil Clinics offers advice, representation, or mediation assistance to income-eligible clients in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Alachua County, Florida.
In the County Court Mediation Clinic, students participate in real court mediations and attain certification as a County Court Mediator.
In the Family Advocacy Clinic, students assist in representing clients with family law challenges, including divorce and custody issues.
In the Gator Team Child Juvenile Law Clinic, students assist in representing juvenile clients in delinquency and dependency cases.
In the Immigration Clinic, students assist clients on matters related to their immigration status, including petitioning for new visas and VAWA petitions.
In the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic, students assist in representing indigent survivors of domestic, dating, and/or sexual violence.
In the Veterans Assistance Clinic, students assist veterans with benefits claims, discharge upgrades, and other matters related to veteran status.
The Criminal Law Clinics
While participating in the Criminal Law Clinics, students intern at the actual offices of the State Attorney or the Public Defender while also attending clinical lectures and simulation-based classes.
The Prosecution Clinic provides students an opportunity to work as a prosecutor under the direct supervision of a licensed Assistant State Attorney.
The Criminal Defense Clinic provides students an opportunity to represent indigent persons accused of crimes under the direct supervision of a licensed Public Defender.
The Conservation Clinic
The Conservation Clinic offers both law and graduate students the opportunity to work on cutting-edge environmental and land use law and policy issues.