Critical Lawyering Skills Seminar A

Class Information Spring 2018

  • 1 units
  • Class No.: 66241
  • Meets: Mon
  • Time: 10:20 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 127
  • Exam:
  • Course Description

Rupa Bhandari

Assistant Dean & Adjunct Professor

Thiadora Pina

Associate Clinical Professor and Director, Externship Program

Critical Lawyering Skills Seminar A

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:

Credit/No Credit. This is a required first-year class and attendence is mandatory. The seminar is also a prerequsite for students registering for their first externship.  Permission numbers for future Externship placements will be provided by the Externship Program Office upon approval of an application and successful completion of this course.
Class will meet on the following dates: Jan 8, 29; Feb 12, 26; Mar 19; Apr 2, 16