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7520. Legal Practice: Interviewing, Counseling and Advocacy

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course introduces students to the essential professional skills of client interviewing, counseling, and oral advocacy, while developing the analytic, research, and writing skills introduced in Legal Practice: Research and Writing. In addition to classroom lectures and discussion, students will prepare for, participate in, and reflect on simulated lawyering exercises that develop their understanding of and competence in the interpersonal, effective, and ethical aspects of lawyering. Prerequisite: Legal Practice: Research and Writing (LAW 7518).