Professional Development & Management Skills for Lawyers

Details

Course Code:
LAW 7801
Units:
2
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail

Description

(Formerly Law 519) This course will help students to develop the professional management skills that are essential for a successful legal career. The course will focus on team dynamics and leadership; influence and managing up; effectively communicating with clients, colleagues, other parties and tribunals; and managing expectations and unexpected adversity. For the final paper, students will have the option to write a reflection paper on one of the topics covered in class, or create a personal plan outlining the substantive knowledge, professional skills, and business focus the student needs to build a fulfilling law practice. Assignments and simulations will demonstrate and model various skills and instructors will provide real-time feedback to students on class exercises. The course is not limited to any particular type of practice (size or substantive area). Elements used in grading: Class participation and attendance, course exercises and written assignments.

Future Offerings

2017-2018 Winter

Professional Development & Management Skills for Lawyers LAW 7801 Section 01 Class #1040

  • 2 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 20

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree.

  • Wed

Past Offerings

2016-2017 Winter

21st Century Professional Skills and Practice Management LAW 7801 Section 01 Class #31148

  • 2 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 20

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree.

2015-2016 Winter

21st Century Professional Skills and Practice Management LAW 519 Section 01 Class #1038

  • 2 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 20

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree.

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