Outside of the classroom, you will find many opportunities to gain practical experience by applying lessons learned in the classroom. Texas Wesleyan is one of only a handful of ABA-accredited law schools to require students to complete 30 hours of legal-related pro bono work through its Equal Justice Program. In addition, law school and reality come face-to-face in the Law Clinic where students deal with ethical issues involving real people. In the Law Clinic, students work on a range of issues from family law and children's issues to Social Security and SSI disability. The Externship Program enables you to work with practicing attorneys for academic credit and provides supervision for practice in trial and appellate courts, federal and state government entities and public interest organizations. You will perform legal tasks and apply your academic studies to real cases, gaining valuable insight into the operation of legal institutions.
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