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LAWS 7787 Legal Interviewing and Counseling (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

The special objective is to develop within the student an awareness that mastery of sound interviewing and counseling skills is crucial for the delivery of quality legal services, whether one is engaged in private practice or works for a public agency. Course grade is based on: regular class attendance; active participation in small group exercises; performance of assigned attorney, client or observer roles in simulated interviews and mediation sessions as students working through various problem cases. Students are expected to keep a journal and submit a copy of it at the end of the term when handing in a take-home exercise.

Instructor(s): Tracey West

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17