What is Available for Law Students?

The Community Law Program has several weekly clinics students can attend to fulfill their law school pro bono requirement.

Project description:

Student volunteers would attend a clinic and assist the clients in completing their applications and qualifying them for the program. They would help with the intake process and may work with the volunteer attorneys who provide advice to the clients.

The clinics offered by CLP are as follows.

Childs Park YMCA Clinic: Held on the forth Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Childs Park YMCA Center, 641 43rd Street South, St. Petersburg. Volunteer attorneys provide advice on general civil and family law matters.

Bankruptcy Clinic: Held on the 2nd Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at 501 First Avenue North, Room 519, St. Petersburg, Florida between 10 a.m. - noon to discuss bankruptcy law with clients.

William L. Penrose Family Law Clinic: Every Wednesday attorneys are available 501 First Avenue North, Room 519, St. Petersburg, Florida between 10 a.m. - noon to discuss family law matters on a first come, first served basis.

Divorce Forms Class: Held on the third Thursday of month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Volunteer attorneys teaches the class on completing the packet of Florida Supreme Court Approved forms at 501 First Avenue North, Room 519, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Family Law Forms Review: Held Thursdays from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. at 501 First Avenue North, Room 519, St. Petersburg, Florida. Pro bono attorneys provide low income people with advice regarding the use of the Florida Supreme Court Approved Simplified Family Law Forms in dissolution of marriage, modification and enforcement of child support, custody and visitation matters. Clients requesting and appointment should already have their forms completed to the best of their ability.

Housing Clinic: Held on the first and third Friday of month from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., volunteer attorneys meet with clients to discuss their housing or landlord/tenant issues at 501 First Avenue North, Room 519, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Probate Clinic: Held on the second Tuesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at 501 First Avenue North, Room 519, St. Petersburg, Florida. Volunteer attorneys meet with clients to discuss the process of probate. Please bring all relevant paperwork.

Sanderlin Clinic: Held on the second and the fourth Tuesdays from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the James B. Sanderlin Family Service Center, 2335 22nd Ave. South, St. Petersburg. Volunteer attorneys provide advice on general civil and family law matters.