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AALS Section on Clinical Legal Education Association

The Section on Clinical Legal Education promotes the communication of ideas, interests and activities among members of the Section and makes recommendations on matters concerning clinical legal education. The AALS Externship Committee is a subcommittee of the this section. The AALS Clinical Section developed the Clinicians' Desk Reference Handbook for new clinicians and runs the Clinican's Helping Hand Project. AALS also jointly sponsors the Clinical Law Reviewa semi-annual, peer-edited journal devoted to issues of lawyering theory and clinical legal education, with the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) and New York University School of Law.

AALS Externship Committee Co-Chairs

Megan Bess, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

Uyen Campbell, University of St. Thomas School of Law

AALS Externship Committee Calendar

Past and upcoming events can be accessed here: 2023-2024 AALS Externships Calendar

How to Get Involved

To get involved, please contact the AALS Externship Co-Chairs or any chairs of the various subcommittees.

Past AALS Externship Committee Co-Chairs

2021-2023: Nira Geevargis (UC Law San Francisco) and Amanda Rivas (St. Mary's)

2019-2021: Anahid Gharakhanian (Southwestern) and Meg Reuter, UMKC 

2017-2019: Amy Sankaran (Michigan) and Sue Schechter (UC Berkeley)

2015-2017: Kendall Kerew (Georgia State) and Danny Schaffzin (Memphis)

2013-2015: Inga Laurent (Gonzaga) and Lisa Smith (Brooklyn)

2011-2013: Nancy Maurer (Albany) and Jennifer Zawid (Miami)

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