The Civil Rights Clinic (CRC) started the academic year with a two-day federal bench trial in front of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in late August.
During the 2018-2019 academic year and over the summer, the Environmental Law Clinic (ELC) represented communities on the front lines of the pressing matters facing Colorado’s communities and special places, including oil & gas development, water scarcity, and air pollution.
Denver Law’s Legal Externship Program boasted its largest enrollment in its history this past academic year hosting 576 externships and partnering with 350 supervisors.
The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) had a successful year and opened 62 new cases dealing with a wide array of IRS and Colorado Department of Revenue issues.
50 years after serving in Vietnam, one of the Veterans Advocacy Project’s (VAP) clients, “Bill,” received Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation benefits for the injuries he received in the country.
Congratulations to University of Denver Sturm College of Law Associate Dean of Institutional Diversity and Inclusiveness and Professor Catherine Smith; alumna, immigration attorney and founder of Colorado Asylum Center, Christina Brown, JD’13; and Denver Law student, Hayden DePorter, 2L, on receiving honors at the 2019 Colorado LGBT Bar Association Awards and Scholarship Dinner.
In order to help graduates start their own law practice and build a solid foundation for a successful career, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law created the Solo Practice Grant Program in 2013 in partnership with the innovative, shared workspace for lawyers, LawBank.