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Fall 2017
5314 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - A3 - BREM- 19500

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

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A 

Time: M 1:00p-2:30p  TH 10:30a-12:00p  Location: M- 144 TUII  TH- 3 BLB

Course Outline: Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies II will focus on legal writing in litigation and transactional contexts and the skills and strategic planning lawyers must possess to succeed within actual lawyering experiences. 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 litigation and transactional issues that students will work through to develop lawyering skills and problem-solving strategies. Students at times will be assigned to represent opposing sides of the problem.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 5/22/17

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First Day Assignments: First Day Assignment

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This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (6/6/2017 11:34:49 AM)

Special Case

Course Materials: AT NO CHARGE- Please pick-up your Supplemental Reading Packet in the Lawyering Skills & Strategies Office on or after August 7, 2017.

Note: 1). I strongly recommend for this course the title "Interactive Citation workbook for the BlueBook: A Uniform System of Citation. 2). Renting the Pollman textbook (Examples & Explanations: Legal Writing) is fine, but I would recommend purchasing the BlueBook: A Uniform System of Citation & the GreenBook: Texas Rules of Form.