The UDLC is a teaching law practice for advanced law students to gain experience serving nonprofit community development clients in Cleveland's neighborhoods. 

The Clinic is an integral part of the academic program of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.



  •  Engaging primarily in real estate and community development transactional matters and corporate governance for small nonprofit community developers. 
  • Working on the development and enactment of public policies and programs to advance and protect clients' community development investments. 
  • Litigating nuisance abatement actions against absentee owners of abandoned and blighted buildings.
Student Associates in the Clinic are able to engage in two or three semesters of supervised practice that prepares them to be immediately effective as attorneys upon graduation.

This public web site is where the Clinic shares information and ideas with friends and colleagues in the C-M|Law community and in the world beyond our academic home. 

A disclaimer:   This web site is intended for informational and educational purposes only.  None of the content on this site constitutes legal advice to any person, including those who are clients of the Urban Development Law Clinic at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.