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Clinical Programs

Clinical Programs

Immigration and Asylum Claims

Our in-house Federal Litigation and Appeals Clinic enables students to gain firsthand experience by representing clients in immigration matters before federal courts and administrative agencies.  With guidance and supervision from the clinic director, students appear in immigration court, handle appeals in the federal circuit courts and before administrative appeals boards and represent clients in asylum proceedings and other immigration matters.

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Improve the West Philadelphia Community

The Andy and Gwen Stern Community Lawyering Clinic allows students to help Drexel’s neighbors in the Mantua and Powelton Village communities address problems they face with employment, housing, and other legal issues.

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Represent Philly’s Entrepreneurs

Our semester-long Entrepreneurial Law Clinic gives students opportunities to work with entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia area who need legal advice for getting their ventures off the ground. Teams of students receive guidance from mentors from some of Philadelphia’s top firms who serve as an advisory board to the clinic.

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Clinics in Partnership with Legal Institutions

Our year-long Field Clinic Program allows students to represent civil clients and criminal defendants at hearings and trials through partnerships with Defender Association of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Legal Assistance Family Law Unit.

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Professor Richard H. Frankel

Richard H. Frankel

Associate Dean of Experiential Learning Programs

Professor Frankel has extensive experience both as an appellate advocate and as a clinical teacher. He served as a teaching fellow and supervising attorney for the Georgetown University Law Center's Appellate Litigation Program. Previously, he was the Goldberg-Deitzler Fellow for Trial Lawyers for Public Justice in Washington, D.C.


Phone: 215.571.4807

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