Lawyering for In-House Counsel

Section 1, Fall 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 16/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

In this course, students practice and develop some of the skills needed to become an effective in-house counsel through the lens of higher education law, including synthesizing and evaluating legal materials in the context of a particular problem, interviewing and counseling clients, drafting contracts, crafting policies, and working as a part of a team to respond to institutional challenges.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to complete a combination of written and oral professional skills exercises throughout the semester, all of which will be completed before the end of the semester.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
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