Southern Illinois University School of Law

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Suggested Courses*

Administrative Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Civil Rights
Client Interviewing and Counseling
Consumer Protection
Employment Discrimination
Family Law
First Amendment Rights
Senior Writing Seminar: Race and the Law
Civil Practice Clinic
Domestic Violence Clinic
Juvenile Justice Clinic
Public Interest Externship
Judicial Externship

*for course descriptions, click here


Cheryl Anderson, Professor of Law

Valery C. Behan, Adjunct Professor

Mark Brittingham, Clinical Assistant Professor

John Erbes, Director of Clinical and Experiential Education and Assistant Professor of Law

Jeffrey M. Feltman, Adjunct Professor

James Hopkins, Adjunct Professor

R. Hokulei Lindsey, Assistant Professor of Law

Steven J. Macias, Assistant Professor of Law

Thomas E. Margolis, Adjunct Professor

Patricia McCubbin, Professor of Law

Alice Noble-Allgire, Professor of Law

Rebecca J. O’Neill, Clinical Professor

Heidi Ramos, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor

Sarah Taylor, Adjunct Professor

Gail Thomas, Clinical Assistant Professor

Joanna Wells, Clinical Assistant Professor


Special Programs/Organizations

Clinic Programs

The SIU School of Law offers students a wide range of opportunities to help actual clients with real problems under the supervision of either a clinical faculty member or an attorney from the community, including the Civil Practice (Elderly) Clinic, the Domestic Violence Clinic, the Juvenile Justice Clinic, the Public Interest Externship Program, the Illinois Agriculture Mediation Program, and the Self Help Legal Center. For more information about skills-based learning, contact the Office of Admissions.

Student Organizations

Equal Justice Works