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Fall 2017
5314 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - E1 - SIMPSON- 18415

Professor(s): Lauren Simpson (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Part-Time 

Time: 7:30p-9:00p  M,TH  Location: 211  TUII

Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies I will focus on an introduction to the American legal system and the underlying skills and strategies that lawyers must possess to succeed within it. By working through fact-specific problems both inside and outside the classroom, students will learn to identify legal issues; to locate and to assess the governing law; to gather initial facts from the client; to communicate with the client; to analyze legal issues within the context of particular fact patterns; to cite to the governing law; and to write clear and concise documents that reflect that legal analysis or that address the client’s transactional needs.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 9/7/17

Course Information Sheet revised 9/7/17

Course Notes:   **BOOKS LISTED ARE FOR PROF. SIMPSON'S E1 & E2 SECTIONS

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

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Bar Course: No

Course Materials (4/13/2017 5:40:39 PM)

Book(s) Required