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Albany Law School’s students go beyond the textbook. They make an impact.
Effect change in the lives of underrepresented clients by performing real legal work through The Justice Center, or shape policy by researching critical issues for the Government Law Center. At Albany Law, you’ll gain not only real-world experience but also ample opportunities to make a difference.
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Assist an immigrant through the asylum process, win benefits for a chronically ill person, or help a small business find its footing. By representing real clients through The Justice Center, our students are changing lives and transforming communities.
Dive into the critical issues affecting governments and their constituents—such as access to justice or police oversight—through the nonpartisan Government Law Center, which offers exclusive public-service opportunities through its GLC Fellowship program.
Many of our graduates go on to fulfilling, impactful careers in public-interest areas. Others maintain pro bono practices while working at law firms. Our Career and Professional Development Center can help you realize your goals—and pay it forward.
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This unique pilot program, funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, brings free legal assistance—as well as educational events—to entrepreneurs, small businesses, and farms in rural Upstate New York.
Receive academic credit while working in a public-interest area to better the lives of people who often have no voice in the legal system, such as survivors of domestic violence, tenants, people with disabilities, or the elderly.
Impact and opportunities go hand in hand. So do Albany Law School and New York State's capital. Take advantage of our location: make your mark, amplify your effect, and build your professional network while working toward your degree.
Service is in our DNA—the Class of 2018 alone exceeded 42,000 pro bono hours while at Albany Law School. Current projects focus on veteran’s rights, prisoner’s rights, elder law, tax assistance, and more.
There are countless opportunities to make an impact on campus, where student groups play an essential role in elevating Albany Law’s culture and community. Join an existing student organization or create your own based on your interests.
Through the AIM program, first-year students are matched with alumni for one-on-one mentoring. Get involved and gain insight into your mentor’s experiences as a law student and beyond.
The Justice Center
received the Capital Region Chamber’s 2018 Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award in recognition of its impact on the community. This commitment is evident in our students. The Class of 2019 exceeded 52,000 hours of pro bono and public service work while at Albany Law School.
“We can help as students—that’s huge. I still keep in touch with my first client ever. We are helping real people and making a difference in the community—it’s fulfilling, and it’s rewarding.”