“It was an eye opening experience to see how much aid is needed and how important pro bono work is.”
~DU Law Student, Class of 2008
To ensure that the College of Law remains in the forefront of public service, every Juris Doctor student is required to perform a minimum of 50 hours of supervised, uncompensated, law-related public service work during his or her law school career as a prerequisite to graduation.
Goals of the PSR:
- Educate the students about their professional responsibilities, particularly their obligation to perform public service work as practicing attorneys;
- Help students develop practical lawyering skills by supervising them in real work situations and teaching them to integrate the theory and practice of law;
- Raise awareness among students of meaningful career and public service opportunities.