Writing for Law Practice



SLN #: 26436
Course Prefix: LAW-626
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Holst

Course Description:
This course serves as both an introduction to concepts of Legal Drafting and as an opportunity to examine and create legal documents in a variety of different contexts. This course will incorporate general principles of document drafting including understanding the purpose of a legal document, identifying client needs, using plain English, drafting from forms, and editing legal documents.

Students canot obtain academic credit for both Writing for Law Practice and Advanced Legal Writing.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: Yes
Prerequisite: Legal Method and Writing, Legal Advocacy
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None