LAW-2225 Interviewing and Counseling

Prof. Richard G. Pizzano,

2 credits day; 2 credits evening.

Students using this course to fulfill the experiential learning requirement may not also use this same course to meet the legal writing requirement.

This course is designed to raise the student's level of awareness of the interaction between the lawyer and client and train the student in the preventive law and counseling functions of law practice. Among topics included are: the initial interview active and passive listening, the reluctant client, decision making, lawyer and client, who's in charge, and selected ethical considerations. Techniques will include extensive role-playing by each student, student observation, and critique by the students and the instructor.

pointer    Enrollment is limited: 14 

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Skills Menu Requirement

pointer    Meets Civil Litigation Concentration Requirements

pointer    May Fulfill Legal Writing Requirement

pointer    Meets Experiential Learning Requirement

pointer    Final Paper Required

<<Course Updated: April 06, 2016>>