The law school certificate, which lasts only 12 hours, should fit easily into any major. If you would like more in-depth exposure to legal studies, we encourage you to pursue the minor in Law, which has 24-hour courses. The certificate is a smaller subset of courses included in the minor. Optional services are automatically billed when fees are set. Optional fees can be waived via WINGS Express via WINGS in the “Optional Services” menu. Student Legal Services (SLS) is a not-for-profit law firm that has been serving WSU students since 2000. SLS currently employs two full-time lawyers who typically advise and represent more than 1,000 students each year. In addition, SLS promotes educational opportunities for the entire student body related to legal issues facing today`s students. Students must pay a sixteen-dollar ($16) participation fee at the beginning of each semester in order to use the services. Call Student Legal Services at 937-775-5857 or visit the Student Legal Services website for more information. A 2019 survey of 2,321 graduates found that nearly 100 of them are currently employed in the practice of law, 27 in the field of legal counsel, and many other legal and law enforcement professions. The law firm has been engaged across the legal spectrum, including the Department of Defense, Ohio Office of the Auditor, LexisNexis, Ohio Legislative Services Commission, U.S.
Department of Labor, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio Ethics Commission, Ford Motor Company, Legal Aid Society, and various district and municipal law firms. The Office of the General Counsel provides legal advice and representation to Wright State University, its Board of Trustees, officers and staff acting on behalf of the University. Each of the attorneys in the Office of the General Counsel is appointed in addition to his or her title of Assistant Attorney General of the State of Ohio. Our goal is to provide quality legal services at affordable prices that allow students to focus on their studies. Lawyers and staff are dedicated to every Wright State University student. The Office of the General Counsel strives to advance Wright State University`s educational mission and strategic objectives by providing timely and expert legal advice on all matters of legal importance to the University. The Wright State University Office of the General Counsel`s website is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Consult a lawyer if legal issues are involved. The Certificate of Law Studies is for you if you want to attend law school. You will learn about the U.S. legal system and how to critically analyze legal sources such as court decisions and laws.
You will also receive important instructions on the U.S. Constitution and specific areas of law and social policy. Student Legal Services is a nonprofit law firm that employs 2 full-time Ohio licensed attorneys and other attorneys to provide confidential legal advice and representation. The services are designed to help students solve problems in areas where it is otherwise difficult or impossible to obtain legal services at affordable prices, while allowing them to continue their education at Wright State University. The Office of the General Counsel does not provide legal advice or represent individual members of the University community in cases against the University or in other personal legal matters. It also does not provide legal advice to students. Students can contact Student Legal Services. Face coverings are mandatory and may not be provided to you by Student Legal Services or Wright State University, subject to availability. According to Wright State guidelines, you are not allowed to enter campus buildings without a face covering. The functions of the Office of the General Counsel include: Contact Parking & Transportation by phone at 937-775-4444 or visit the Parking & Transportation website. All students have to wait in the hallway in front of Studentenwerk 022 until an SLS employee asks them to enter the office. Seating in the corridor is provided.
The School of Social Sciences and International Studies offers fantastic internship opportunities for students from all majors and minors. Recent internships for our students include The Ohio Statehouse, Dayton Foundation, YWCA, Community Geographic Information Systems and Citizen Science Research Experiments in Belize, Kettering City, City of Yellow Springs, and Federal District Court. Did you know that Student Legal Services offers a scholarship? Visit the RaiderConnect Continuing Scholarships page to learn more. Be sure to keep a distance of at least 6 feet between people to respect social distancing guidelines and use hand sanitizer before entering our office. At the end of their appointment, students must leave the building and campus immediately in accordance with university guidelines. Below is a list of other fees that may appear on your scholarship fee statement. Contact the relevant department for more information. Contact Residential Services by phone at 937-775-4172 or visit the Residence Services website.
Service is part of our school`s culture. Through service learning, students engage in the community and learn as participants in events, programs, and activities. The university has received recognition from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for the Advancement of Student Learning through Community Engagement. To limit the number of people in the building, you are not allowed to accompany your family or friends to your appointment. The exception would be if we have made a will for you and your spouse. Your spouse may enter in for the purpose of executing the will. Contact Wright1 Card Center at 937-775-5542 or visit the Wright1 Card website. If you are coming for a certified signature, legalization or verification, don`t forget to bring your photo ID.