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Curricular Details

Our first-year curriculum will introduce you to the essential analytical skills you'll need to practice law.  Through the study of traditional first-year subjects and your responsibilities in a Legal Practice firm, you'll develop the ability to read and analyze cases, conduct legal research, and prepare legal documents.

Receive training in legal research and writing, drafting, interviewing, and negotiation.  The small class size and discussion based format will allow you to practice and master the necessary skills to be a successful law student and attorney.  Designated writing faculty, law librarians, and practicing attorneys will work closely with you to develop your talents.

Gain the confidence you'll need as you enter the job market.  Your Legal Practice training will help you feel prepared as you interview for summer or permanent positions.

Find answers to the "big questions."  What does it really mean to be a lawyer?  Beyond knowledge of the law, what skills do you need to represent a client effectively?   How do lawyers relate to one another as colleagues or as opponents?  Legal Practice helps to prepare you for your future practice of law.