Real-World Experience at Texas A&M Law
Outside of the classroom, you will find many opportunities to gain practical experience by applying lessons learned to the real world.
Texas A&M School of Law is one of only a handful of ABA-accredited law schools to require students to complete 30 hours of legal-related public interest pro bono work serving the community through its Equal Justice Program.
Students participating in Law Clinic deal with ethical issues involving real clients. Students work on a range of issues from family law and children's issues to Social Security and SSI disability.
Texas A&M School of Law's Employment Mediation Clinic is unique to not only Texas, but to the nation. We also offer a Criminal Prosecution Clinic in partnership with the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office and a Family Mediation Clinic.
The Center for Law and Intellectual Property (CLIP) allows students the practical application of legal theory through interaction with entrepreneurs and artists dealing with real IP issues.
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. Students perform legal tasks and apply academic studies to real cases, gaining valuable insight into the operation of legal institutions.
In the award-winning Advocacy Program, students hone their lawyering skills in mock trial, moot court, and alternative dispute resolution national competitions.
In addition, Texas A&M Law offers experiential learning opportunities through practicum courses, a summer fellowship program, and practical training sessions that serve the community.
Find out more about Experiential Learning:
Download the Experiential Learning Fact Sheet [pdf]