The Mashpee Wampanoag Legal Services Clinic is housed in the Hyannis office of South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. Clinic clients include low-income litigants in the Tribal Court, located in Mashpee, Massachusetts as well as tribal members seeking legal assistance with various other types of civil legal issues, including:
- family law
- landlord-tenant law
- government benefits law
Students attend weekly 2 hour seminars and represent clients under the supervision of an experienced legal services attorney. Clinic students spend an average of 10 hours weekly on their clinical work. Student reflection on their direct representation work, including ethical concerns, is part of the clinical experience.