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Bankruptcy Advocacy Clinic

What We Do

The Bankruptcy Advocacy Clinic is a full-year clinic offered in partnership with Legal Services NYC (LS-NYC), the largest U.S. organization exclusively devoted to providing free civil legal services to low-income...


    Center for Bankruptcy Studies

    What We Do

    The Center for Bankruptcy Studies at St. John's School of Law is home to the nation's leading LL.M in Bankruptcy Program. In affiliation with the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review...

      Center for Law and Religion

      What We Do

      Established in 2010, the Center for Law and Religion at St. John’s School of Law provides a forum for the study of law and religion from domestic, international and comparative perspectives.

        Center for Race and Law

        What We Do

        Understanding American law requires an understanding of the impact of race. Established in 2022 under the leadership of St. John's Law Professor Renee Nicole Allen, the Center for Race and Law provides opportunities for students, academics, practitioners, and community members to examine race and engage in idea exchange about its intersection with the law through lectures, symposia, dialogue, and scholarship. It also promotes learning and broad engagement through social media and coordinates the Law School’s race and law resources and curriculum.

          Child Advocacy Clinic

          What We Do

          The Child Advocacy Clinic (CAC) is part of the St. Vincent de Paul Legal Program. It is a 4-credit, one-semester, in-house clinical program available to students who have successfully completed...


            Domestic Violence Litigation Clinic

            What We Do

            The Domestic Violence Litigation Clinic is a two semester clinic offered in partnership with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), a not-for-profit organization providing free civil legal assistance to...


              Economic Justice Clinic

              What We Do

              The Economic Justice Legal Clinic is a full-year partner clinic offered in collaboration with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), a nonprofit law office offering free, comprehensive legal services...



                Intellectual Property Law Center

                What We Do

                The St. John's Intellectual Property Law Center is a forum for research, education, professional development and service addressing the legal and policy issues of the knowledge economy. We focus on...


                  Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law

                  What We Do

                  The Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law (the “Institute”), St. John’s Law’s focal point for real estate law, is dedicated to preparing aspiring real estate attorneys for practice through exceptional academic programs and curriculum, unique career development opportunities, and extraordinary special events. In so doing, it builds upon St. John’s Law’s nearly century-old tradition of producing outstanding real estate lawyers.


                  Prosecution Clinic

                  What We Do

                  Offered in partnership with the Bronx, Nassau, Queens, and Suffolk District Attorneys' Offices, the full-year Prosecution Clinic allows students to experience the criminal justice system at work – not just...

                    Public Interest Center

                    What We Do

                    Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program: Limited-Time Waiver Offer! (Deadline 10/31/2022) Do You Work in Public Service? As an employee of federal, state, local, or tribal governments and not-for-profit organizations in...



                      Securities Arbitration Clinic

                      What We Do

                      The Securities Arbitration Clinic is part of the St. Vincent de Paul Legal Program, Inc. It is a one-semester clinic staffed by second and third-year law students who help represent...


                        Tenants’ Rights Advocacy Clinic

                        What We Do

                        Tenants’ Rights Advocacy Clinic is a partnership between St. John’s Law School and The Legal Aid Society Queens Neighborhood Office (QNO), a non-profit organization, through which students will engage in...


                          Writing Center

                          What We Do

                          Writing is an important skill for law students and lawyers. The Writing Center is a place where students collaborate. They work on writing skills and projects like exam essay writing...