Practicing Consumer Law - MCMILLEN/KARNI-
added 10-24-12; cancelled due to low enrollment 1-11-13.
Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law
Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships
Time: Cancelled due to low enrollment 1-11-13. Location:
Course Outline: The objective of this course is to teach the practical side of starting a consumer law practice. You will learn the ethical issues encountered by consumer lawyers, to set up and maintain office systems, marketing, client screening and relations, formal and informal discovery, expert witnesses, protective orders, settling cases, tax consequences to clients, trial of consumer cases, common defense and defense tactics, consumer class actions, damages, non-monetary relief, and fee shifting.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus (pdf)
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This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
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