Fall 2017
5420 Civil Practice Clinic I - HEPPARD/MCMANUS- 12607

Professor(s): Janet Heppard (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 4

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:
Exam: No
Paper: No

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