Clinic Students Gain Experience

Kirsten Dowell, Katie Yale Barnes, Kelly Austin, John Nugent, Jeanna Revell, Crissy Dixon

The student attorneys in the Elder Law Clinic this semester dove right in.  They tackled a wide range of cases with intelligence, energy and good humor.  The students poured over complicated Medicaid regulations, sorted out IRS garnishments and consumer disputes and diplomatically assessed issues of client capacity.  They are better prepared for interviews, research and advocacy because of their clinical experience.  Here’s a peek at some of the many cases the students handled, with facts changed to protect confidentiality.

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