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Spring 2022
5209 Legal Spanish for Spanish Speakers - ROMERO- 24851

Professor(s): Reynaldo Romero (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: AsynchDistanceEd    Location:  

Course Outline: An advanced-language course for students already fluent in Spanish. Students will strengthen their communicative language skills such as speaking, writing, interpreting, and vocabulary building within the context of several areas of legal practice, including but not limited to criminal law, civil law, and immigration law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Asynchronous Online)   The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration in November, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through Jan. 5th, 2022, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Some student materials may not be available online, such as an assigned casebook. Any assessment for the course, such as a final examination or a mid term exam, will be conducted without the need to physically come to the Law Center, such as, for example, via the EBB portal as a take home exam or under remote proctoring.


Students must have successfully completed an advanced Spanish language course as part of undergrad studies (usually a fourth-year course) and/or the use of primarily Spanish or bilingual environment at home. Students who have questions regarding proficiency level should email the instructor at

You may not register for this course if you have already taken Spanish for Lawyers in the past at UHLC.

Professor Romero's bio and CV are listed below:


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/12 6pm - 8pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306: Prearranged

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (11/6/2021 3:47:53 PM)

Book(s) Required

Spanish and English Legal Dictionary

Los Ninos Perdidos
ISBN: 9788416358830