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Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic

If you’re interested in defending the environment, the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic offers the perfect opportunity. You will work with the clinic director and other attorneys to represent not-for-profit organizations and individuals who seek to protect the environment. You may litigate cases involving violations of environmental laws such as the Federal Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, and National Environmental Policy Act. You may pursue appeals and administrative proceedings under state and local laws, draft public comments, empower citizens to represent themselves, and negotiate agreements while learning and practicing the legal skills that will help you succeed after graduation.

In close consultation with Professor Ken Kristl you will discuss and prepare case strategies as well as draft pleadings, motions, legal analyses, and agreements. You also may have opportunities to appear in courts throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region on behalf of clients. If you have a passion for law and the environment, the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic will give you the experience you need to start a rewarding career in environmental law and other areas of legal practice.

To learn more about the institute, visit the Environmental Law Clinic section of the Environmental Law Center's website: see for students and video testimonials pages.

Contact Information:

Professor Kenneth Kristl, clinic director
Phone: 302-477-2053
Email: ktkristl@widener.edu

Debbie Dantinne, clinic secretary
Phone: 302-477-2182