21st Century Professional Skills and Practice Management

Details

Course Code:
LAW 519
Units:
2
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/R credit/Fail

Description

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; effectively communicating with clients, colleagues, other parties and tribunals; client development and service; managing expectations and unexpected adversity; and the economics of law practice, including forecasting demand for legal services and project management. For the final paper, students will create a comprehensive, personal plan outlining the substantive knowledge, professional skills, and business focus they need 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

2015-2016 Winter

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

  • 2 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 20
    • 2L3LADV

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree.

Past Offerings

2014-2015 Winter

21st Century Professional Skills and Practice Management LAW 519 Section 01 Class #29686

  • 2 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 24
    • 2L3LADV

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree.

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