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Welcome to The Law Clinic

What We Do

Here at the UC Merced Law Clinic we are dedicated to providing comprehensive legal support tailored to the unique needs of our student community. Our mission is to empower students with the knowledge and resources they need to navigate legal challenges effectively while focusing on their academic pursuits.


Our informational services cover a wide range of legal areas, including but not limited to:

  • Landlord-Tenant Issues: From lease agreements to security deposits, we guide students through their rights and responsibilities as tenants.
  • Personal Legal Matters: Our team assists with various personal legal matters such as academic integrity and consumer rights.
  • Criminal Matters: If you're facing legal troubles, we're here to provide information and connect you with the appropriate resources.


Our services are confidential, professional, and delivered by experienced staff who understand the unique challenges students might encounter. We believe that by offering accessible legal guidance, we contribute to a safer, more informed, and supportive campus environment.

Who We Are

The Law Clinic is committed to providing high-quality legal education to the students of UC Merced. Our team’s mission is to empower students to understand their legal rights and obligations, and to provide them with the necessary resources to effectively address legal issues that may arise during their academic journey.


Our team understands the demands and pressures that college life can bring, and we are here to listen, support, and guide you through legal complexities. We prioritize confidentiality, respect, and inclusivity in all our interactions. Whether you're facing a minor concern or a significant legal issue, we are here to offer you the information and assistance you need to make informed decisions.


At the Law Clinic, we are dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusivity, equity, and to supporting the unique needs of each student who seeks our services. We believe that by working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, and other community partners, we can create a campus community that values justice, fairness, and equality for all.