Clinics and Field Placement Program

USD School of Law is committed to providing students with hands-on, practical experience through extensive clinics and externships.

Two professors of law discussing at a desk Clinics

USD School of Law has a long and rich tradition of allowing students to take on real cases under a supervising attorney to provide service to low-income residents in the San Diego communities.

A professor of law speaking with a student while sitting on the edge of a fountain Field Placement Program

USD School of Law's field placement program allows students to receive academic credit for legal work performed under the supervision of an attorney or working with judges in state or federal trial or appellate courts.