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Ed Bronson stands with a group of legal students in the CLIC law library.

Fond Farewell: Political Science Professor Emeritus and CLIC Founder Ed Bronson

As the founder of the Community Legal Information Center and a national expert in change-of-venue and death-qualified juries, Ed Bronson's legacy among students and the justice system cannot be understated.

Portrait of Arturo Benavidez

Immigration Lawyer Finds Greatest Reward in Helping Others

Running his own private practice, Arturo Benavidez ('02) helps clients navigate the tricky areas of bankruptcy, immigration, and personal injury law.

Portrait of Teddy DeLorenzo

Retired Attorney Educator Leaves Legacy of Transforming Generations

As a program alumna herself, Teddy DeLorenzo ('76) enjoyed a fulfilling 38-year career as a supervising attorney for the Community Legal Information Clinic.

Public Defender Fights For the Rights of the Underdog

Public defender Shadee Mousa ('08) found his passion in fighting for the less fortunate, disadvantaged, and downtrodden.

Portrait of Colleen Nichols standing on the steps of a courthouse

Superior Court Judge Seeks Solutions Instead of Sentences

As a judge for the Superior Court of Placer County, Colleen Nichols ('81) is driven by the desire to adjudicate cases that lead to meaningful outcomes.

A faculty advisor and three student interns smile and pose in front of bookcases

CLIC Celebrates 50 Years of Education and Serving Community

Beginning as a free legal assistance clinic for students and community members, the Community Legal Information Clinic marks 50 years of service.

My First Week…

Transfer student sheds light on their experience bridging from community college to Chico State.

Program founder Edward Bronson with students who run the legal clinic, pictured behind legal text books.

Breaking Barriers

Students help more than 16,000 people every year through the Community Legal Information Center (CLIC). Most clients are low-income, with no access to legal resources. A legal studies scholarship supports students who gain one-of-a-kind legal training at the undergraduate level.