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Spring 2015
6207 Lawyering Skills and Strategies - A2 - RACHLIN- 20300

Professor(s): Susan Rachlin (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 2

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A 

Time: 1:00p-1:50p T  12:00p-12:50p FLocation:  

Course Outline: Spring 2015
6207 Lawyering Skills and Strategies – A2 - RACHLIN-
Professor(s): SUSAN RACHLIN (CLINICAL FACULTY)
Credits: 2
Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A
Course Outline: Lawyering Skills and Strategies II will focus on legal writing in litigation and transactional contexts and the skills and strategic planning lawyers must possess to succeed within actual lawyering experiences. The curriculum will be problem – based, using fact-pattern simulations to enable students to work through actual practice skills and strategies and ethical issues. Training in essential lawyering skills such as oral communication, legal writing, research, and analysis will be embedded within fact pattern simulations involving typical litigation and transactional issues that students will work through to develop lawyering skills and problem-solving strategies. Students at times will be assigned to represent opposing sides of the problem.

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Course Notes:   12.18.14- UPDATE:
For the Spring 15 semester, students will need to purchase Texas Rules of Form (The GreenBook) 12th ed., ISBN: 978-1-878-674081

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