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Gonzaga Law School

Clinical Legal Programs

For over 50 years, students have represented real clients in the Clinical Legal Programs. Participants take on causes of people who otherwise would have no representation.

Clinical Legal Programs

Gonzaga Law School- Clinical Legal Programs provides legal advice, representation and counseling without charge to low-income community members. Cases are handled by second- and third-year law students under the direct supervision of attorneys.


Clinical Legal Programs offers legal assistance on a variety of matters:


  • Representation, advice and counseling without charge to low-income persons 60 years of age and older who are residents of Spokane County.
  • Assist low-income taxpayers with Federal tax problems before the Internal Revenue Service and the United States Tax Court.
  • Representation for members of the Kalispel Tribe in civil and misdemeanor criminal matters.
  • Assist with start-up and development-stage enterprises in business formation and related matters.
  • Representation and counsel for low-income individuals and families on immigration law matters, including family reunification, humanitarian protection, and citizenship advocacy.
  • Representation and counsel of the LGBTQ+ community, which may include correcting government identification cards, family law, domestic violence, and discrimination in areas such as housing, employment, public services, and education.
  • Representation patent and trademark clearance searching, application drafting, and prosecution services and counsel for intellectual property. 

Please note: The opinions, work product, and positions advanced by the faculty and students working in the various clinics operated by Gonzaga Law School – Clinical Legal Programs do not necessarily reflect the opinions or positions of Gonzaga University or the School of Law.

Individual Clinical Legal Programs

Business law

Business Innovation Clinic

Elder law

Elder Law

Tax Clinic

Federal Tax Law

Inidan Law

General Public Practice and Indian Law Clinic

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The Catholic Charities Immigration Clinic at Gonzaga School of Law

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Intellectual Property Law Clinic

Lincoln LGBTQ+ Rights Clinic at the Law School

Lincoln LGBTQ+ Rights Clinic

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721 N. Cincinnati St.
Spokane, WA 99202
TEL: (509) 313-5791
FAX: (509) 313-5805