Certificate Level 1
For law students who have successfully completed their first-year law courses
The certification issued shall be valid until the student has completed the required number of courses in the clinical legal education program to complete the law degree, unless sooner revoked for grounds stated herein.
- Interview prospective clients
- Give legal advice to the client
- Draft legal documents
- Represent eligible parties before quasi-judicial or administrative bodies
- Provide public legal orientation
- Assist in public interest advocacies for policy formulation and implementation
Level 1 certification, for law students who have successfully completed their first-year
law courses. Please follow the process for application for certification:
THE REVISED LAW STUDENT PRACTICE RULE
The Revised Law Student Practice Rule (Rule 138-A of the Rules of Court) allow law students who have applied for and have secured proper certifications to engage in any of the activities under the Clinical Legal Education Program
BE CAREFUL OF UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW
Unauthorized practice of law shall be a ground for revocation of the law student practitioner's certification and/or disqualification for a law student from taking the bar examination for a period to be determined by the Supreme Court.