Spring 2014
6207 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - E2 - SIMPSON- 24685

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

Credits: 2

Course Areas: 1st Year - Part-Time 

Time: 7:30p-9:30p  THLocation: TUII-240 

Course Outline: Spring 2014

Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies II will focus on legal writing in the litigation context and the skills lawyers must possess to succeed in litigation. 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, persuasive legal writing, research, and analysis—will be embedded within fact-pattern simulations involving typical litigation issues.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Course Information Sheet

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments: 1. Please very briefly skim Greenbook Part II (Texas Cases), pp. 5-28. Please bring your Bluebook and Greenbook to class.
2. Please review the PowerPoint and related lecture (MP3 file) on subsequent case history that Professor Simpson will email to her classes in early January.

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:
Exam:
Paper:

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