Critical Lawyering Skills Seminar

Class Information Fall 2020

  • 1 units
  • Class No.: 19767
  • Meets: Tuesdays
  • Time: 7:30 pm - 9:10 pm
  • Location: Online
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  • Course Description

Thiadora Pina

Associate Clinical Professor and Director, Externship Program

Critical Lawyering Skills Seminar

Course Description:

The 1L Critical Skills Seminar interactive course that focuses on competencies students will need to succeed in law school and enter practice. Using hands-on problem based scenarios to explore professional roles, teach reflective lawyering and introduce students to critical skills such as: Communication, active listening, managing one’s own work, client service, creative problem solving, handling mistakes, self-development and reflective lawyering. The seminar is designed to help students think strategically about the critical skills needed for their law school and professional goals, and to develop a plan to achieve them.

Class Notes:

Evening Class. Experiential Course  
Credit/No Credit. Required course and attendance is mandatory.
Class will meet on the following Tuesday dates: Aug 25; Sept 8, 22; Oct 6, 20; Nov 3, 17.