Fundamentals of Pretrial Advocacy (692)

Course Memo

This course concerns civil pretrial litigation according to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The goal of this course is to expose students to the pretrial phase of a civil lawsuit. It is designed to provide students with a realistic pretrial experience through the use of readings, class discussions, and skills exercises. In this course, students will learn the basic rules, procedures, tactics, and skills necessary to prepare a civil lawsuit for trial and settlement. Assignments will include interviewing clients, drafting of pretrial documents, and arguing motions. *this course satisfies the skills requirement

Course Section Description

This course will satisfy the Skills requirement.