Fall 2020
5314 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - A2 - REED- 15348

Professor(s): Hilary Reed (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A 

Time: 1:40p-2:55p- T  11:10a-12:25p- TH  Location: 240  BLB

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 7/28/20

Course Notes: HyFlex  This 1L course has a classroom assigned. The extent to which that room will be used during the semester is up to the instructor and may vary during the semester. When the classroom is used by an instructor, those class sessions will be operated in “HyFlex” mode: remote presence is available to any student via internet videoconferencing, and recordings will be available. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

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

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)

Course Materials (5/26/2020 3:23:08 PM)

Book(s) Required