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Summer II 2020
6257 Legal Negotiations - LAWRENCE/JONES- 18183

Professor(s): Jim Lawrence (DIRECTOR/SUPERVISOR )
Karen Jones (STAFF)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Blakely Advocacy Simulation 

Time: 6:00p-8:45p  M,T  Location:  

Course Outline: If UH mandates during this term that alternate delivery of courses is required, as occurred during Spring of 2020, please note that this course may be delivered via distance education and/or primarily electronic interaction.

The skill of negotiating is required in all areas and all phases of legal practice. The purpose of the negotiation course can be described in terms of providing participants with a theoretical framework and practical tools for resolving issues on favorable terms while maintaining or enhancing relationships. The objectives for the course are to help participants better understand the significance of process in negotiation, the importance of preparation in achieving objectives, and the value of adherence to fundamental principles; to provide participants with practical tools to prepare more effectively, to organize thinking to help make critical decisions, to adopt and implement effective negotiation strategies, and to learn from future negotiations; and to help participants improve negotiation skills.

Course Syllabus:

Course Notes: Quota = 12  


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 07/01 6-8pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: