Public Interest Programs Offered at Pace

In addition to courses specifically geared to practicing in the area of public interest, Pace offers a comprehensive program of clinical education directed by one of the country’s top clinical professors and taught by full-time, tenured, and tenure-track faculty located at the Law School. Among a stellar roster of direct client representation clinics. Pace boasts the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, a model for similar clinics across the country, the Securities Arbitration Clinic, representing small investors in their claims against brokers, and the Prosecution of Domestic Violence Clinic which serves a misdemeanor unit of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. 


  • Prosecution of Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Defense
  • "Equal Justice America" Disability Rights
  • Health Law Estate and Health Care Planning
  • Indigent Criminal Defense
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Securities Arbitration
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Food and Beverage Law Clinic
  • Neighborhood Justice Clinic


  • Criminal Justice - Prosecutorial
  • Environmental Law (also offered in the summer in Washington, DC)
  • Family Court
  • Judicial Clerkship
  • Legal Services/Public Interest/Health Law
  • Federal Legal Assistance Practicum
  • United Nations Environmental Diplomacy Practicum


  • Criminal Appellate Lawyering
  • Pretrial Civil Litigation Simulation
  • Interviewing/Counseling/Negotiating
  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution