Career Compass: A Map for Your Legal Career in Public Service
Public service lawyers practice in a wide variety of government institutions at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as in nonprofit and legal aid organizations. Toledo Law has a rich history of training criminal law prosecutors and public defenders.
Some public service lawyers litigate civil and administrative cases on behalf of governmental agencies. Others engage in public service work far from the courtroom, assuring compliance with the law, drafting legislation and rules, resolving disputes, handling transactions, engaging in community outreach, administering benefit programs, and much more.
Public Service Externship
Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic
Civil Advocacy Clinic (formerly Legal Clinic)
Criminal Law Practice Program
Children’s Rights Clinics
State and Local Government Law
Other Student Opportunities
Public Interest Law Association (Student Group)