Applying to Small Business & Nonprofit Transactional Law Clinic

Due to limited enrollment, students must apply and be selected for enrollment in the Small Business & Nonprofit Transactional Law Clinic. Students with a strong desire to practice in the area of business and nonprofit law after graduation will be given preference. An email advising when the application process begins is sent to all-law-school-students approximately one month before enrollment.

  • Prerequisites:
    44 hours completed, minimum 2.0 GPA, certification as a Legal Intern, and successful completion of Business Associations and Professional Responsibility.
  • Highly Recommended Courses:
    Taxation of Individual Income, Transactional Drafting
  • Other Recommended Courses:
    Taxation of Business Enterprises, Law and Accounting

Conflict of Interest and Certification Requirements

Because of potential conflicts of interests, students who are working for the Topeka City Attorney, the Shawnee County District Attorney, or the Shawnee County District Court Judiciary may not concurrently enroll in Law Clinic. Students must be eligible to apply for a student practice permit as set forth in Supreme Court Rule 719. The Law Clinic will not accept the enrollment of any student not eligible to apply for admission to the bar of the State of Kansas under Supreme Court Rule 715 and 716. Interns must pay a $50.00 fee to the Clerk of the Supreme Court for their student practice certification.

For more information about the Washburn Law Clinic, contact Debi Schrock, Managing Director, at (785) 670-1191 or debi.schrock@washburn.edu.