To Apply

The selection process for students who would like to participate in the St. John’s Law School Criminal Defense Clinic begins in March of each year, with the general Clinical Information Session. Interested Students should attend the information session where current CDC students and faculty will be available to answer questions. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV and academic transcript, a clinic application from the clinic TWEN site.  Applicants will also attend a personal interview with the Clinic instructors. Further details of the application process will be available at the Clinic Information Session and on the CDC’s TWEN page. 

More information on the two defender organizations, LASQns & BDS, that partner with the CDC is available at:

Contact Information

Charles S. Bobis (Primary CDC contact) 
Professor of Law (Retired)