Multi-Area Practice Overview and Drafting (746)
(08/21/2017-12/16/2017)

PREREQUISITE COURSES FOR Multi-Area Practice Overview and Drafting

Course Description Credits Course Type Code
560 Civil Procedure I Credits: 3 Crs Type: R
565 Civil Procedure II Credits: 3 Crs Type: R

Course Memo

Satisfies the Skills or Drafting Requirement This course provides an introduction to and overview of twelve areas of the law to include: Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Foreclosure Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Law, Real Estate Law, Wills, Trusts, Estates Law and, Workers’ Compensation Law; when this course is offered in the summer session, six areas of law will be covered. Professional ethics and professional identity development will also be discussed. One week of the course will be spent on each topic, and attorneys practicing in each of these areas will serve as guest lecturers. Students will have a unique opportunity to learn what these practitioners wish they had known when they started working in their chosen practice areas. Prior to the first class each week, students will be assigned cases or other materials to read related to the area of the law that is being covered that week. These materials will be discussed during the first class of the week. For the second class each week, students will be assigned a document to draft that is related to the area of the law being covered that week. During the second class session, the drafts will be discussed, and the guest lecturer will provide a template for students to add to their template file. PREREQUISITES: CIVIL PROCEDURE I & II

Course Section Description

This course satisfies the Skills or Drafting Requirement.Graded Pass/Fail