Indian Legal Clinic

SLN #: 33401
Course Prefix: LAW-776
Course Section: 002
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Burtis

Course Description:
This course is a cluster of the Indian Legal Clinic and will be limited to 4 students who will be selected through an application process. Under the supervision of a licensed attorney, students will represent American Indian clients who need estate documents covering Indian trust property. Students will meet with clients and draft wills conforming to the requirements of the American Indian Probate Reform Act as well as other planning documents.

This Class is not a substitute for Decedent’s Estates. It does not fulfill the Indian Legal Clinic requirement for a Certificate in Indian Law.

Students must qualify for Rule 38 practice and must have taken, or must currently be taking, the following courses for acceptance into this cluster: Evidence, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, and Professional Responsibility. For more information, contact Helen Burtis at

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: Yes
Prerequisite: Yes, See Course Description
Special Withdrawal Course: Yes. Yes, See Syllabus
Limited Enrollment Number: 4
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.