Foundations of Law Practice and Professionalism|   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 560 - Foundations of Law Practice and Professionalism|

Credits: 2

This course has two objectives: first, to introduce students to fundamentals essential to successful private practice, whether solo or small or large firm, and second: to explore professionalism in the legal profession and its relationship to successful practice. Topics covered may include the economics of law practice, trust accounts and record keeping, common mistakes to avoid, interpersonal skills and leadership principles necessary in managing a practice, managing client relationships, marketing and professionalism.

Prerequisites: Problems in Professional Responsibility or Professional Responsibility.

Basis of Grade: Final examination and group projects

Form of Grade: Letter Grade