Introduction to the Legal Profession   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 500 - Introduction to the Legal Profession

Credits: 1

This course provides an overview of the different roles in which lawyers serve and the different work environments in which lawyers are employed. Students will meet members of the legal profession, hear about the daily work of lawyers in different settings, receive information about handling the responsibilities of law practice, learn about the range of lawyers' duties and to whom those duties are owed, and be introduced to the basic principles of professionalism.

Prerequisites: None

Basis of Grade: Class attendance and participation; project report

Form of Grade: Letter