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UR Downtown opens in Richmond

The University of Richmond law school debuted its outreach program in downtown Richmond yesterday.

According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, UR Downtown will offer three programs that involve UR law students:

  • The Richmond Families Initiative will study ways to enhance programs run by local agencies to support families.
  • The Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service will provide legal services to low-income victims of domestic violence seeking protective orders or those seeking no-fault divorces.
  • The Family Law Clinic will be a collaboration of UR law students and VCU graduate students in social work and psychology.

The 5,000-square-foot space is housed on the first floor of the former Franklin Federal Savings & Loan building at 626 E. Broad St., near the new federal courthouse.

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