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College of Law

Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation

Course Number: 6166
Professor: Danielle Cover
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Required: No
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: This course introduces students to the basic lawyering skills of interviewing, fact investigation, counseling, and negotiation. It employs simulation exercises, self-critiques, and feedback from the faculty member as well as other students. The course is intended to teach and improve basic skills needed for the practice of law. In addition to the exercises, students are exposed to the theoretical underpinnings of the skills and examine some of the ethical issues involved in creating and maintaining professional relationships with clients and opposing parties and counsel. Enrollment limited to 12.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
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