Texas A&M Law Students Demonstrate Selfless Service

December 4, 2014

Texas A&M University School of Law students exemplify the Aggie Core Values. In the past academic year, they have demonstrated selfless service in countless ways throughout Texas as well as abroad.

Here are a few examples:

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Impacts: CLIP Clinics Benefit Community, Students

Entrepreneurship Law and IP & Technology Law Trademarks and Patents Clinics in the Center for Intellectual Property and Law (CLIP) allow students to provide legal services to underserved members of the community free of charge.
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Students Volunteer for National Adoption Day

More than twenty Texas A&M School of Law students took part in National Adoption Day, where 63 children were adopted into 45 forever families during this year’s event in Tarrant County.
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Texas A&M Law student 3L Richard Brand

Student Initiates Kaufman County Pro Bono Clinic

Exemplifying the Aggie core value of selfless service, 3L Richard Brand created a pro bono family law clinic to help low-income families get the legal services they need.
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Students Participate in Access to Justice Summit

The Law Student Leaders Access to Justice Summit offered insight into the issues that low-income Texans face accessing civil legal services and underscored the importance of pro bono programs.
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Oscar Escoto and Awilda Rodriguez

Aggie Law Students Help Young Immigrants

2Ls Oscar Escoto and Awilda Rodriguez’s work providing free legal services for immigrant children in their pro bono service with the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas is highlighted by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
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Costa Rica Pro Bono trip

Costa Rica Pro Bono Service Trip

Texas A&M Law students traveled to Costa Rica in July for the law school’s first wildlife law pro bono service trip to investigate solutions to animal crime & trafficking and to provide hands-on support to Proyecto Asis Wild Animal Shelter Center.
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The Aggie Law Project: Service to the Community

T​exas A&M Law kicked off the school year with The Aggie Law Project with more than 60 students and staff working together building homes for Habitat for Humanity and the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
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Law Fellowship Dinner ThemeThe service continues into the spring -- save the date for the Law Fellowship Dinner and Auction, Jan. 31, 2015. The funds raised at this event support up to 40 fellowships each year for deserving law school students to intern in the area of public interest law serving in legal programs dedicated to providing crucial legal services to those in need. Organizations and individuals are encouraged to donate to the auction. Email the Law Fellowship at lawfellowship@law.tamu.edu to make a donation or if you have any questions. More information and tickets available online.

The Fellowship program provides students an incredible opportunity to gain practical legal experience and exemplifies Texas A&M School of Law’s focus on public service and giving back to the community.