Peter A Allard School of Law

Experiential Learning

Clinical and Externship Programs

In your second and third year, you will have the opportunity to choose from a number of experiential offerings where you can gain practical skills and problem solve in a supervised environment. All this while servicing the needs of the community by providing much needed legal services that they may not otherwise be able to afford. 

Some of the skills that you will develop include: file management, document drafting, interviewing, evidence analysis, legal research and writing, and advocating for clients before courts and tribunals.

Competitive Moots

A moot court is a simulated court hearing, where students have the opportunity to train alongside experienced lawyers and judges and participate in a true-to-life hearing.

By participating in a moot you will gain intensive training in written and oral advocacy before judges, practitioners and academics. These highly sought-after opportunities allow you to build connections with professors and counsel who participate enthusiastically as advisors, consultant and coaches. You'll also learn meet and learn from students from other universities.

 

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