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These funds will be used at the discretion of Dean Sylvester, who is taking a particular focus on assisting students who may be experiencing financial hardships related to limited income, food shortages, unexpected expenses, and other matters related to their well-being. Every gift, no matter the amount, will help. Thank you.

Civil Litigation Clinic

Need Assistance with Civil Legal Matters?

We do not charge our clients for our legal representation and have limited space available.

Submitting an application and materials for evaluation does not mean we represent you as a client.

**We will not be accepting new applications for assistance until August 2020.**

Application for prospective clients

The Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s Civil Litigation Clinic may be able to assist you in the following types of civil matters:


Consumer cases


  • Contract disputes, misrepresentation, false promise, or fraud in connection with the sale or advertisement of any merchandise or services

  • Illegal debt collection practices


Tenant's Rights



  • Habitability: No hot water, bed bugs, no A/C

  • Failure to timely return security deposit

  • Excessive or unfounded damage charges on move out

  • Housing discrimination




  • Discrimination based on race, religion, sex, or national origin

  • Wage disputes - non-payment of a full paycheck

  • An employer refuses reasonable accommodations due to a disability under ADA
  • Unemployment insurance benefits hearings with AZ Department of Economic Security (DES)
  • Unemployment benefit appeals with AZ Department of Economic Security (DES)