KGACLC Litigation Skills 1b

Class Information Spring 2023

  • 1 - 3 units
  • Class No.: 58206
  • Meets: See Notes
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Scott Maurer

Associate Clinical Professor in consumer law, Katharine and George Alexander Law Center

Lynette M. Parker

Associate Clinical Professor, Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center

KGACLC Litigation Skills 1b

Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List A)

Course Description:

Provides opportunities for upper-division students to master lawyering skills while directly serving the community. Students can select one practice area from the following: consumer law, employment rights, or immigration law.  In addition to attending class and preparing for class, students are expected to schedule eight office hours per week at the Center to work on their clients’ cases.  Students wishing to earn more than 3 units have the option of taking Skills Ib (1 unit for each additional 50 hours of casework { or roughly 3.5 extra hours per week of casework per unit}). Students are not required to sign up for additional units. Skills Ia units are graded; Skills Ib are credit/no credit.

Additionally, all students must attend an all-day skills training program on the first Saturday of the semester and regular 75-minute seminar meetings twice a week.

Class Notes:

Experiential Course

This course is the credit/no credit portion of Litigation Skills I. Students can register for up to 3 units in this course. Students must register for Litigation Skills Ia for the first 3 units of clinic credit, and Litigation Skills Ib for any units thereafter. Students must submit a form after enrolling. Students must attend a mandatory training class on Saturday, January 14 from 8:30-5:00.  Each student is required to attend the first day of class and if not the student will be dropped from the course.