Clinical students and instructors chat with newly admitted students during a panel on clinical opportunities at HLS

This past weekend, 190 admitted students visited Harvard Law School for a busy few days of touring the campus, meeting with professors and administrators, attending sample classes, learning about housing and financial aid, and getting to know one another.

During two panels, clinical students and instructors chatted about the wide-ranging clinical opportunities at HLS, which include 27 clinics, 10 student practice organization, and numerous pro bono opportunities. Here are a few fun stats:

  • 74% of student complete a clinical before graduation
  • HLS students completed 828 clinical placements in 2011-12
  • Students worked in 27 different clinics with 60 different supervising faculty and instructors in 17 different countries
  • The Class of 2011 averaged 628 hours of pro bono service
  • Since the Pro Bono requirement was instituted in 2002, students have completed over 1 million pro bono hours

If you have any questions about anything related to clinical opportunities or the pro bono requirement, please don’t hesitate to contact us!