Investor Advocacy Clinic Program

2012 | 2010 | 2009
 

2012

 

Georgia State University College of Law

Georgia State University College of Law will establish the first investor clinic in Georgia. The new clinic will serve small investors who may not be able to obtain representation due to the size of their claims. The clinic will also develop an educational program for state residents to help them learn about investing and how to avoid becoming victims of fraud.
Grant amount: $250,000

 

Michigan State University College of Law

Michigan State University College of Law will expand its clinical program with an Investor Advocacy Clinic. The first such clinic in Michigan will serve small investors in need of legal advice to resolve their claims. The clinic will also develop an investor education program to be delivered through community organizations serving state residents.
Grant amount: $250,000

 

2010

 

Seton Hall University School of Law

The Seton Hall University School of Law will open the first clinic to offer legal services to underserved investors in New Jersey. The new clinic will strengthen the law school’s dynamic alternative dispute resolution program and enhance the free legal services already offered to residents of that state. In addition, Seton Hall will reach out to community organizations to conduct student-led educational sessions to help investors learn how to avoid becoming victims of fraud.
Grant amount: $250,000

 

University of Miami School of Law

The University of Miami School of Law will add an investor advocacy clinic to its clinical program expanding the opportunities for students to serve investors residing in South Florida. The school will also build on its outstanding community outreach programs to offer public seminars on investing and related issues, including detecting abuses and potential fraudulent investments.
Grant amount: $250,000

 

2009

 

Florida International University College of Law, Miami, FL

The Florida International University College of Law will start the first law school clinic in the south that will provide legal advice and other help to a large and growing number of underserved investors. FIU law school has the highest percentage of Hispanic law students in the nation, and bilingual community outreach efforts by clinic students may remove a critical barrier for those seeking dispute resolution services.
Grant amount: $250,000

 

Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC

The Howard University School of Law will expand its Clinical Law Center to include an Investor Justice and Education Clinic. The clinic will provide legal advice to underserved investors and will conduct investor education workshops and seminars in cooperation with outside community associations, faith-based organizations and government agencies.
Grant amount: $250,000

 

Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA

The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University Law School is one of the world’s leading educational programs in the field of dispute resolution. A new Investor Advocacy Clinic will complement the law school's extensive program by providing students with the opportunity to represent underserved investors in the Los Angeles area.
Grant amount: $250,000

 

Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA

The Suffolk University Law School will offer legal services to underserved investors in downtown Boston. A new Investor Advocacy Clinic will complement Suffolk’s curriculum in securities law, finance, banking, alternative dispute resolution and consumer law.
Grant amount: $250,000