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Family and Immigrant Justice Clinic

Legal Clinics

Faculty Supervisors: Professor Suzie Pritchett and Kristen Schwartz

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Professor Suzie Pritchett Kristen Schwartz

Students in the FIJC clinic handle three types of cases:The Family and Immigrant Justice Clinic works with organizations and individuals on projects and cases that aim to advance justice for victims of gender-based violence both at home and abroad.  Through taking on direct representation and advocacy work in addition to participation in a critical skills-based seminar, students examine and engage in local, national, and global efforts to combat gender-based violence and discrimination.

  • Direct representation for low income victims of gender-based violence in traditional areas of family law, including: divorce, custody, termination of parental rights, and court appointed guardian ad litem cases
  • Direct representation for low income victims of gender-based violence in the immigration area, including immigrant petitions under the Violence Against Women Act, U visas for victims of crime and T visas for victims of human trafficking, domestic violence-based asylum claims, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Petitions for children fleeing family violence in their country of origin
  • Policy work in cooperation with strategic partners around issues specific to victims of gender-based and family violence 
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Phone: 307-766-3747

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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6416

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