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 a brochure about the clinic and application form will be available and students can discuss the CDC experience with current CDC students and faculty. Applicants submit by email the completed application form, a letter of interest, CV and academic transcript to Professor Charles Bobis, at  Each applicant will be invited to 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)