Center for Law and Public Service
The Center for Law and Public Service promotes public service at the College of Law by providing opportunities for students to engage in public interest law, fostering dialogue about current legal services and policy issues, and encouraging students to become leaders who seek creative solutions toward achieving equal access to justice in society.
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Public Interest Advocates
The PIA exists to sponsor summer fellowships and other opportunities for WVU law students in the public interest field and to promote interest in public interest lawyering.
The West Virginia Law Institute
Since its inception in 1988, the West Virginia Law Institute has endeavored to fulfill its legislative mandate to promote and encourage the clarification and simplification of the law of West Virginia. A state organization whose members consist of leading lawyers, judges, and legal scholars, the Institute’s work has constituted initiatives in reforms of major pieces of legislation such as the Intestate Succession Project, the Tax Delinquent Property Project, the Uniform Adoption Act, and the Business Corporations Act and the Nonprofit Corporations Act.
Learn more about our Clinical Law Programs.