Capital University Law School’s Legal Clinic provides no-cost legal services to individuals who are unable to afford legal representation. The clinic offers criminal defense services to individuals facing criminal charges. With a Legal Intern’s license, students are permitted to represent clients in civil matters and criminal misdemeanor cases, all under the supervision of a licensed attorney. Students are assigned cases representing indigent clients accused of various criminal offenses. They work on behalf of clients on misdemeanor charges brought in the Franklin County Municipal Court. From the initial appearance at arraignments through final case disposition, Students speak in court on behalf of clients charged with misdemeanors and probation violations. They are trained on complex strategy and client counseling issues. Students conduct interviews, negotiation, client counseling, fact investigation, legal research, drafting legal documents, conducting direct and cross-examination, oral advocacy, case management, and theory and strategy development. For more information about specific services, contact the organization directly.