Open to: 3rd 4th, 5th or 6th semester students.
8 units: 4 unit non-GPA class component and 4 unit fieldwork component, graded pass-fail, must be taken concurrently.
Prerequisites: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Evidence.
Classroom Component: Twice weekly seminar sessions enable students to develop their own visions of lawyering and ability to learn from experience. Particular attention is paid to the interpersonal dimensions of lawyering and to developing effective relationships with clients, opposing counsel, and legal decision-makers.
Fieldwork Component: Students handle cases start-to-finish, i.e., from initial client interview through administrative or court hearings or negotiated settlement. The subject areas involve wage and hour claims, Social Security disability hearings, unemployment claims and civil rights restoration after criminal convictions.
To enroll: Please email, email@example.com, to obtain information on the application and approval process.