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. 

By working in one of our legal clinics, you will gain practical skills such as legal drafting and evidence analysis and learn how to advocate for clients before the courts and tribunals. When participating in our externship programs, you will gain valuable experience in a specific practice area while working alongside lawyers and judges.


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.

Information for Current Students

If you are a current Allard Law student, please visit the Student Portal for more information on experiential opportunities, including how to apply and deadlines.

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