3L Kellye Beathea contributes op-ed about work of The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic

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Today’s Daily Record features an op-ed by 3L Kellye Beathea (above). Titled “Providing legal services for veterans,” the article describes Beathea’s experiences in UB’s Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic.

“My experience in the clinic opened my eyes to the medical and legal hardships of disabled veterans,” wrote Beathea, who added that — according to the clinic’s director, Professor Hugh McClean — more than 40 U.S. law schools now operate clinics that specialize in veterans law.

Continued Beathea: “The clinics provide pro bono legal services to veterans who are represented by students admitted to practice law under state student-practice rules. What distinguishes these clinics from other veterans service organizations is the amount of time students dedicate to conducting research and advocating for their clients. Taking on the most complex cases, students are able to examine every issue and provide comprehensive advice to veterans.

“With the influx of veterans from the…

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Bronfein Family Law Clinic students celebrate the success of two bills in Annapolis

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Bronfein Family Law Clinic members (left to right) Matthew LaFontaine, Kayla Faria, Professor Allison Korn, Professor Jennifer Kim, Ashley Bond and Sheila Stewart.  Bronfein Family Law Clinic members (left to right) Matthew LaFontaine, Kayla Faria, Professor Allison Korn, Professor Jennifer Kim, Ashley Bond and Sheila Stewart.

Professor Jennifer Kim of the Bronfein Family Law Clinic sends the following news:

“Two of the bills that the students from the Bronfein Family Law Clinic worked on PASSED: 1) SB477/HB606, or the ‘PEFR’ bill (the bill that expands the definition of ‘person eligible for relief’ under the protective order statute to include those in a dating/sexual relationship); and 2) HB225/SB269, or the ‘Additional Relief’ bill, which expands the relief that is awarded in a final protective order to ‘include any other relief that a judge determines is necessary to protect the person eligible for relief from abuse.'”

Continued Kim: “This is a huge step in ensuring those who are subjected to domestic abuse are afforded the proper relief needed, and we are so proud of our…

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UB Law Clinical Professors Past and Present Gather in Rancho Mirage, CA

Former and current University of Baltimore Clinical Law Professors gathered this week at the AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education in Rancho Mirage, California. This year’s Conference focus is Leading the New Normal: Clinical Education at the Forefront of Change. IMAG0433

Back row (L-R): Sabrina Balgamwalla, Sarah Rogerson, Hugh McClean, Danielle Cover, Eve Hanan and Allison Korn
Front Row (L-R): Lydia Nussbaum, Erika Wilson, Michele Gilman and Rachel Camp