Torts & Personal Injury Law
This is a classic litigation practice, involving factual and legal investigation, filing of pleadings, motion practice, discovery, settlement discussions, extensive interaction with insurance adjusters, mediation and arbitration, an understanding of insurance law, and—occasionally—trying cases.
Students interested in solo or small firm practice should strongly consider the Accelerator to Practice Program
Students would also benefit greatly from participating in trial competitions in their upper class years, and from an externship that involves placement in a litigation setting. See related Externships