Summer 2016 Course Schedule

Supervised Ext Seminar (LAW-769-004)

Meets: 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM (W) - Capital - Room C317

Enrolled: 14 / Limit: 15

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5/31/16-7/28/16 IMPORTANT: This is a three credit graded class. Due to the condensed summer schedule the seminar meets for 2 hours and 50 minutes each week PLUS students meet with faculty in small groups for an extra half hour every week. The time/place of this extra meeting is determined by the professor. REGISTRATION: There are two parts to registering for an externship: 1) Register on-line for the seminar as you would for any class. 2) Register for the field placement by going to the Externship Page and submit a Request for Approval, which generates the necessary forms.


This is a three-credit, graded seminar taken in conjunction with a field placement in a non-profit, court office, government organization, or a private law firm doing pro bono work. In this course, we will: 1) explore the meaning of being a lawyer and a member of the legal profession; 2) discuss the variety of roles lawyers may have and the wide range of experiences available to persons with law degrees; 3) explore the lawyer-client relationship in various work settings, as well as the skills and tools required for being successful in the workplace; 4) carefully examine the ethical obligations of lawyers and how they play out in various practice settings; and 5) consider how to be fulfilled and maintain a healthy balance in one’s career in the law. The course is open to all students in externship field placements and the format of the class will be discussion-based and include simulations, role-plays, and guest speakers.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

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