Clinics & Practicum
Clinical Center Steps from Downtown Courts
Duquesne's commitment to clinical education is reflected in its facility for students, faculty, and clients. The Tribone Center for Clinical Legal Education features client meeting rooms, conference rooms, classrooms, offices, and a fully equipped moot courtroom and technology lab. Learn more about the Tribone Center.
Duquesne students serve the community while working for credit and receiving practical legal education. Clinical opportunities include:
- Civil Rights Clinic
- Education Law Clinic
- Family Law Clinic
- Federal Litigation Clinic
- Juvenile Defender Clinic
- Transactional Clinic - Wills and Advance Directives
- Unemployment Compensation Clinic
- Urban Development Practicum
- Veterans Clinic
Duquesne offers students dozens of externship opportunities featuring educational and practical legal experience and professional mentorship while working in local, state, and federal judicial offices and government agencies as well as legal aid offices.
Yearlong externship programs feature on-site placement combined with classroom instruction and classroom credit. One-semester and summer-session externships feature on-site placement combined with seminars and non-classroom credit.
- Yearlong Externship Programs
- Pennsylvania Innocence Project
- Criminal Prosecution Program
- Public Defender Program
- One-Semester and Summer-Session Externship Placements
Pro Bono Program
The pro bono program features an attorney/student matching program and direct work with public interest organizations. Read more about Duquesne University's pro bono program.