Public Interest Partnerships

Through UCI Law's Pro Bono and Externship programs, students develop ties with local public interest organizations and the skills to work in such groups once they graduate.

The following is a list of cutting-edge public interest law organizations that have supported UCI Law by providing our students with experiential learning opportunities.

  • ACLU of Southern California – Los Angeles
  • ACLU of Southern California – Orange County
  • ACLU of San Diego
  • ACLU Voting Rights Project
  • Alliance for Children’s Rights
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Asian Pacific American Legal Center
  • Best Friends Animal Society
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services
  • California Army National Guard, JAG
  • California Attorney General
  • California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
  • California Innocence Project
  • California Rural Legal Assistance
  • Camp Pendleton Legal Assistance Office
  • Casa Cornelia Law Center
  • Central American Resource Center/CARECEN Legal Services
  • Children's Law Center of Los Angeles
  • City Attorneys Offices:  Huntington Beach, Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Newport Beach
  • Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
  • Communities for a Better Environment
  • Community Service Partners
  • Compassion Over Killing
  • Consumer Watchdog
  • Disability Rights California
  • Disability Rights Legal Center
  • East Bay Sanctuary Covenant
  • Elder Law & Advocacy
  • Esperanza Immigrants’ Rights Project
  • Federal Public Defenders Offices
  • HIV and AIDS Legal Services Alliance
  • Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association
  • Inner City Law Center
  • Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti
  • Internal Revenue Service Office of the Chief Counsel
  • Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project
  • Kids in Need of Defense
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Learning Rights Law Center
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
  • Legal Aid Society of Orange County
  • Legal Aid Society—Employment Law Center
  • Mental Health Advocates
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Mississippi Center for Justice
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Native American Boarding School Healing Project
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
  • Neighborhood Legal Services
  • New York University, Brennan Center for Justice
  • OneJustice
  • Orange County Coastkeeper
  • Orange County Alternate Public Defender's Office
  • Orange County District Attorney's Office
  • Orange County DREAM Team
  • Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force
  • Orange County LGBT Community Center (“The Center”)
  • Orange County Public Defender’s Office
  • Orange County Superior Court Self-Help Center
  • Prison Law Office
  • Public Counsel
  • Public Law Center
  • Reentry Legal Clinic (A New Way of Life)
  • Restorative Justice Project
  • Riverside County Counsel
  • Riverside Public Defender’s Indigent Defense Office
  • San Diego Legal Aid Society
  • San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • Saturday Academy of Law
  • South Asian Network
  • Southern California Air Quality Management District
  • Street Law
  • Surfrider
  • Talk About Curing Autism
  • UC Irvine Hospital Geriatrics Department
  • UCLA Downtown Labor Center
  • U.S. Attorney's Office
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Western Center on Law and Poverty
  • Young Invincibles