Criminal Defense Clinic

About Us

The Criminal Defense Clinic provides a community service by representing defendants in criminal cases who would otherwise be unable to afford their own legal representation. Participants are limited to third year law students and a maximum of 8 students are selected for this clinic.

For Students

The Criminal Defense Clinic is offered as a full-year graded course during the Fall and Spring semesters. Participants earn six credit hours per semester (2 for classroom component and 4 for casework) and earn a total of twelve credit hours for the year.

For Clients

The Criminal Defense Clinic offers effective counsel to indigent defendants charged with misdemeanors, felonies, and juvenile offenses in Lubbock County and the surrounding metropolitan area.

Contact Us

The Criminal Defense Clinic does not accept walk-ins or direct requests for representation