Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic - A Laboratory for Justice

Clinical Legal Education

Clinical legal education is a method of teaching in which students learn substantive law and practice in the context of real or simulated problems or cases. The purpose of live client clinics like the  Education Advocacy, Immigration, Mediation, and Misdemeanor Clinics is to enable students to develop the skills necessary to become legal professionals of the highest order: critical thinking, a commitment to excellent practice and service, an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of legal systems and professional rules, and a balance between confidence and humility. Visit our Clinical Legal Education page for more information.

News and Highlights

  • 09/02/2022 – Melissa Corral, staff attorney of the UNLV Immigration Clinic, received the 2022 Top Rank Attorneys award from Nevada Business Magazine.
  • 09/02/2022 – Vegas Inc. and Las Vegas Weekly magazine surveyed over 3,000 attorneys in Southern Nevada, asking for their recommendations of lawyers in different practice areas for publication of the Top Lawyers 2022. Peers chose Alissa Cooley, managing...