A new center opens for Northern Kentucky University law students

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - Northern Kentucky University law students will soon be able to get practice in the area of children's law with the opening of the new teaching center, the Northern Kentucky University Chase Children's Law Center.

The center is the result of a partnership between the law school and the Children's Law Center, Inc. (CLC), a nonprofit legal advocacy group for children. The center will be housed on the third floor of the CLC's main offices at 1002 Russell Street in Covington.

The official opening of the center will happen on Thursday, December 1 with an opening ceremony from 4 p.m. to 7p.m.

The center was created by CLC Director Kim Brooks Tandy and Chase Professor Emeritus Lowell Schechter. Schechter will be present to cut the ribbon.

Chase Law Professor Amy Halbrook will run the clinic. She will work with 8 students each semester and guide them through a variety of hands-on experiences.

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