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Fall 2014
5314 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - C3 - BREM- 26890

Professor(s): Katherine  Brem (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C 

Time: T 2:30p-4:00p  TH 9:00a-10:30a  Location: 240  TUII

Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies I will focus on an introduction to the American legal system and the skills and strategic planning lawyers must possess to succeed within it. The curriculum will be problem – based, using fact-pattern simulations to enable students to work through actual practice skills and strategies and ethical issues. Training in essential lawyering skills such as oral communication, legal writing, research and analysis will be embedded within fact pattern simulations involving typical transactional issues which students will work through to develop lawyering skills and problem-solving strategies. Students will be divided into small groups to represent opposing sides of the problem.

Course Syllabus:

Course Notes:   **UPDATE: There is a new edition of the Interactive Citation Workbook for the BlueBook. The ISBN is 9781630435905. The title will be used in all the 5314 courses.


First Day Assignments: Prior to class on August 26, please read Tabs 1-3 of my Supplementary Packet Materials (attached).
These packet materials will be available on my web course; however, because you will not have access to the web course until after you obtain your Westlaw passwords on the first day of class, I have attached Tabs 1-3 (the first-day reading assignment) for your convenience.
First Day Assignment

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course:

Course Materials (7/18/2014 9:32:53 AM)

Book(s) Required