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Spring 2015
6218 Client Interviewing & Counseling - HAWK- 22710

Professor(s): Amy Hawk (DIRECTOR/SUPERVISOR )

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Blakely Advocacy Simulation 

Time: 5:30p-7:30p  TLocation:  

Course Outline: The Client Interviewing and Counseling course will emphasize a “client-centered” approach to interviewing and counseling techniques. The course will touch on the major aspects of the attorney-client relationship, including (1) the initial client interview; (2) billing arrangements; (3) case analysis, development and strategy incorporating the client’s input and expectations; (4) preparing the client for negotiations, depositions, settlement discussions or trial; (5) terminating the attorney-client relationship; and (6) collecting fees. Students will engage in mock interviews and counseling sessions throughout the semester. The professor and classmates will provide constructive feedback after each session that can and should be incorporated into future practice sessions.

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Course Notes: Quota = 12  

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Final Exam Schedule: 05/07/15 4-6pm      

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No