5397 Consumer Law Clinic II - MARQUEZ, Ryan- 27282
Ryan Marquez (OTHER FACULTY)
Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships
Time: ARRANGED Location:
Course Outline: This course is a practical course involving representing actual clients with their legal issues. You will be working on cases mainly filed in Justice, County, and District courts or in the pre-litigation phase of a claim. Cases will relate directly to consumer law, including landlord and tenant law, real estate issues, deceptive trade practices, debt collection, bankruptcy, negotiation strategies, and lease drafting. After completing this course, students will have the necessary legal and practical knowledge to represent consumers effectively upon starting to practice law.
Regular participation in the clinic is required! You must work 50 hours per course credit hour. There is a weekly staff meeting class that lasts approximately 1 ½ hours.
Course Notes: Whether this course will be distance education, or will have a physical room assigned, and if so the extent to which the instructor might use the room during the semester, is not determined at the time when registration initially opens for this course. You may see contrary indications in the UH systems where you actually register for the course. In other words, this course might be distance education with no use of a physical classroom. It might be the “HyFlex” mode in which some Law Center courses used a physical room during 2020-21. As we get closer to the start of the term/semester for this course, this course note will be updated as decisions are determined. The instructors will be involved in those decisions, but decisions about modalities may not be invariant throughout the term/semester or between now and when the course starts.
This course is graded.
A Clinic student group picture will be taken during orientation. Enrolled students will receive a separate email with additional information.
The date and time of orientation can be found in the Clinic webpage at www.law.uh.edu/clinic/clinic-orientation.asp
Prerequisites: Yes - Completion of 45 credit hours - Good academic standing
First Day Assignments:
Final Exam Schedule:
This course will have:
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Experiential Course Type: clinic
Bar Course: No
DistanceEd ABA 306:
Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)