5420 Civil Practice Clinic I - HEPPARD/MCMANUS- 12607
Janet Heppard (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])
Diane McManus (OTHER FACULTY)
Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships
Time: 4:00p-5:30p TTHLocation: 121 TUII
Course Outline: Students will represent clients in the following civil practice areas: family (including domestic violence, divorce and custody), juvenile dependency and delinquency, probate, guardianships, bankruptcy and landlord/tenant. Representation will include court/trial appearances, mediation, negotiation, document drafting and case investigation.
Students must apply to the Clinic by submitting the online application at https://uhlc.wufoo.com/forms/m1263f5v0xj9tln/. Students should not attempt to enroll themselves in these courses via PeopleSoft: if you’re accepted, the Clinic Program Manager will enroll you via the Office of Student Services.
The Civil Practice Clinic has a classroom component that meets for 1 ½ hours a week over the course of the semester.
Students must work in the Clinic 50 hours per course credit hour.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus
Course Notes: Quota= 11
Accepted students must attend a mandatory 2 ½ day orientation held from Wednesday to Friday before the first day of school. A Clinic student group picture will be taken during orientation. Students will receive a separate email with additional information.
There is no book required for the Clinic I. All advanced reading materials are handed out in class.
Prerequisites: Yes - Completion of 45 hours. Good Academic Standing.
First Day Assignments: N/A
Final Exam Schedule:
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Experiential Course Type:
Bar Course: No
Course Materials (3/1/2017 2:53:01 PM)
No book required for this course