Legal Clinics

For more than 40 years the Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics have created a tradition of social justice by providing invaluable legal services to the greater St. Louis community, while providing a robust learning environment for our students. 

Law students are presented with unique opportunities to engage clients in a variety of areas of legal need. Whether civil or criminal litigation, transactional, mediation or through externships, law students, supervised by faculty, play a major role in our community. 


The mission of the Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics is to offer each Clinic student a bridge from the knowledge and principles instilled in the classroom to the effective, ethical, and conscientious practice of law.

Dedicated to the University’s Jesuit mission of advocating for the disadvantaged and the betterment of the community at large, the Legal Clinics provide unique and challenging opportunities in a supportive experiential learning environment for every student who desires a clinical experience by:

  • Engaging students in addressing the legal needs of disadvantaged individuals, nonprofit organizations, small businesses and government agencies;
  • Teaching students to recognize the problems of the disadvantaged and helping students develop problem-solving skills to address those problems in new and creative ways; 
  • Training students to learn from their experiences and to use such experiences to become more effective advocates; 
  • Modeling professional and ethical principles in practice; and
  • Mentoring and working alongside students, giving them the practice tools necessary to provide quality, direct and appropriately-supervised representation for clients in litigation, mediation, appellate practice, client counseling, transactional work and community education settings.

Contact Us
Saint Louis University School of Law 
Legal Clinics
100 N. Tucker Blvd., Suite 704
St. Louis, MO 63101-1911

T: (314) 977-2778 
F: (314) 977-1180

Office Hours: By appointment only



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Legal Clinics in the News

Ammann, John J.
Roediger, Brendan
Roediger, Brendan
Roediger, Brendan
Ammann, John J.
Roediger, Brendan

Professor Brendan Roediger was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on the progress made in Ferguson one year after the death of Michael Brown. 

Roediger, Brendan

Professor Brendan Roediger was quoted in a St. Louis Post Dispatch article about the efforts of the University in the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown. 

Roediger, Brendan

Professor Brendan Roediger was quoted in The Economist and CNN Money discussing issues still prevalent in the St. Louis County municipal courts one year after the death of Michael Brown. 

Ammann, John J.

Professor John Ammann was quoted on the Huffington Post and KMOV TV Ch. 4 about the decision not to require a public vote for stadium funding.  

Harrison, Patricia

Professor Trish Harrison was interviewed by St. Louis Public Radio for a story on the Justice Department's report on juvenile courts in St. Louis.  The story also ran nationally on All Things Considered.  The story also ran in the St. Louis American.