LAW7991 - Lawyering Process Workshop

LAW7991 - Lawyering Process Workshop

Course Number: 

7991

Type: 

Practicum

Credits: 

2

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course will review certain fundamental lawyering skills in order to prepare fellows to assist in teaching the Lawyering Process course to first year students. In the fall semester, the workshop will focus on teaching legal research, analysis and writing. Fellows will teach portions of the fall Lawyering Process course to first year students, supervise research and writing exercises, edit and critique legal writing and assist in the development of the curriculum under the supervision of a faculty member. The spring semester, the workshop will focus on interviewing, counseling, negotiation, drafting and advocacy skills and will prepare fellows to assist with simulated exercises, to conduct student critiques and to review students' written work. Restricted enrollment.