UDC Law students enrolled in the Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic participate alongside students from other D.C. law schools in the Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic at Rising for Justice. Students in this Clinic develop practical and fundamental lawyering skills while providing legal representation, assistance, and counseling to tenants in the District of Columbia..

Created in 1968, Rising for Justice (formerly named D.C. Law Students in Court) is the oldest and one of the most highly regarded clinical programs in the city. It is a unique consortium program in which students from all D.C. law schools participate together while receiving academic credit from their own institutions.

The clinic provides students with a unique opportunity to practice law in the context of a dynamic legal services program with dedicated and intensive attorney supervision..

Contacting the Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic

If you are seeking legal representation, contact Rising for Justice at (202) 638-4798.

Housing Advocacy and Litigation Clinic
Rising for Justice
901 4th Street NW, Suite 6000
Washington, D.C. 20001

Tel: (202) 638-4798 Fax: (202) 638-0304

Directors: Paul Di Blasi, Director of the Housing Advocacy Litigation Clinic and
Dan Clark, Director of the Tenant Justice Project

Rising for Justice is a separate and independent agency and is not part of UDC David A. Clarke School of Law. Students participate in the clinic pursuant to an agreement. Clients represented by Rising for Justice are not clients of the School of Law.

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