Nice article in today's Herald about UM Law's Health and Elder Law Clinic: Law students get real-world experience.
“I have faith in these two,” Alayo, 59, says, pointing across a conference table at students Melissa Kiedrowicz and Larisa Hernandez. “They say they're students, but they're professionals, more than professionals.”
Of course, their youth is sometimes met with skepticism and an arched eyebrow. Ayala tells how his law students accompanied him to a meeting with a Department of Children supervisor who demanded of counsel: “How old are you?”
Yes, students get younger every year…