Criminal Defense Clinic

Students in the Criminal Defense Clinic represent adults facing criminal charges such as misdemeanor offenses or major traffic offenses. In addition, the clinic represents individuals in petitioning for removal from the sex offender registry as a result of juvenile sex offense adjudications. The clinic provides a holistic approach to representation in addressing underlying causes of criminal behavior such as mental health or substance abuse issues.

Certificate in Criminal Practice

Successfully completing the Criminal Defense Clinic also satisfies the capstone experience required for obtaining the Certificate in Criminal Practice.



Paul Cain, Clinical Professor

Phone: 815-962-9980
Location: Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic
Rockford, IL

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Clinical Programs
Anita Maddali, Assistant Professor of Law & Director of Clinics
Swen Parson Hall, Room 197A
Swen Parson Hall 151