Civil Justice Clinic

Students and clinical faculty represent vulnerable residents of Winnebago County, Illinois. The clinic prioritizes the needs of low-income senior citizens and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Students perform critical legal work such as drafting estate planning documents and representing clients in civil matters involving orders of protection, domestic violence related family law, small claims and probate issues.

Certificate in Civil Advocacy

Successfully completing the Civil Justice Clinic also satisfies the capstone experience required for obtaining the Certificate in Civil Advocacy.


 

Faculty

Wendy Hinton Vaughn, Clinical Associate Professor

Email: wvaughn@niu.edu
Phone: 815-962-9980
Location: Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic
401 W. State Street, Suite 600
Rockford, IL

Contact Us

Clinical Programs
Anita Maddali, Assistant Professor of Law & Director of Clinics
Swen Parson Hall, Room 197A
815-753-2407
amaddali@niu.edu
Admissions
Swen Parson Hall 151
815-753-8595
law-admit@niu.edu