TAMU Law Family & Veterans Clinic: Bringing Welcome Legal Solutions to Area Veterans

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Oct 2, 2019 12:46:38 PM

Dominic Wallace ran out of options. The ex-soldier surrendered to the implacable obstacle of a massive bureaucracy. Severely injured with a head trauma just days before he could graduate from Army bootcamp, the young private was caught in the no-man’s land between the U.S. Army and the Texas National Guard, which had sent him to Army basic training. After ending up in hospitals, then processed out, Wallace found himself with no training or any of the other benefits of modern military service, and no veterans support for continuous treatment of his head injury as he wasn’t even classified as a vet. And no one would help.

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Clinics, tamu law, lynn rodriguez

Wrongfully-convicted Amanda Knox and Anna Vasquez visit TAMU Law

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Oct 1, 2019 2:46:32 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law's Innocence Clinic welcomes Amanda Knox and Anna Vasquez Tuesday, October 8 at 12 noon. Both Knox and Vasquez were wrongfully convicted and exonerated after serving time behind bars and would like to share their stories with students, faculty, staff and community guests. Click here to RSVP.

Knox is an exoneree, journalist, public speaker and author of the New York Times best-selling memoir, Waiting to Be Heard (HarperCollins, April 2013). Between 2007 and 2015, she spent nearly four years in an Italian prison and eight years on trial for a murder she didn’t commit.

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Clinics, tamu law, Innocence Project

TAMU Law graduate and clinic student attorney joins Cantey Hangar LLP

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Sep 12, 2019 10:46:51 AM

John D. Robinson, a 2019 graduate of Texas A&M University School of Law, has joined Cantey Hanger LLP as an associate in the Litigation Section.  He will handle health care and commercial litigation cases.

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Clinics, law clinic, tamu law, Experiential Education

From homeless to hopeful: A disabled veteran's claim is approved with student legal aid

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Sep 4, 2019 9:58:01 AM

Texas A&M University School of Law clinic client, Carlos Gonzalez, is a Gulf War disabled veteran who, in 2017, sought legal assistance from the law school regarding his driver's license. Supervising attorney and faculty member, Karon Rowden, and students resolved the issue for him with a hearing in a county court.

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, Clinics, tamu law, Experiential Education, Celestina Flores

Job Searching? Clinics may be your solution.

Posted by Erayne Gee Hill on Oct 3, 2018 6:09:17 PM

Texas A&M University legal clinics give students the opportunity to apply their skills to work on behalf of actual clients in a variety of practice areas. Learn more about job preparation through clinics Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 12 - 1 p.m. at 307 W. 7th Street, Ste. LL50. This event is sponsored by Texas A&M University School of Law clinics program.

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, Clinics

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About Texas A&M School of Law

Texas A&M School of Law is an American Bar Association-accredited institution located in downtown Fort Worth. In 2013, the law school acquired Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Since integrating with Texas A&M five years ago, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory by dramatically increasing entering class credentials, adding nine clinics and six global field study destinations, increasing the depth and breadth of its career services, student services, academic support and admissions functions and hiring twenty-six new faculty members.

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About Texas A&M University

Texas A&M, established in 1876 as the first public university in Texas, is one of the nation’s largest universities with more than 66,000 students and more than 440,000 living alumni residing in over 150 countries around the world. A tier-one university, Texas A&M holds the rare triple land-, sea- and space-grant designation. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world.

About Research at Texas A&M University: As one of the world's leading research institutions, Texas A&M is at the forefront in making significant contributions to scholarship and discovery, including that of science and technology. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M ranked in the top 20 of the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development survey (2016), based on expenditures of more than $892.7 million in fiscal year 2016. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world. To learn more, visit http://research.tamu.edu.