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Skills and Advanced Writing Required Courses|College of Law

Skills and Advanced Writing Required Courses

Please note: Not all of these are offered every year, see list of offered courses

The University of Wyoming College of Law requires a skills-building course as well as an advanced writing course as part of students' professional development. 


The following classes satisfy the skills requirement:

  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy

  • Advanced Legal Research

  • Advanced Persuasive Writing

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Business Planning

  • Civil Pretrial Practice

  • Clinic: Civil Legal Services

  • Clinic: Defender Aid

  • Clinic: Energy, Environmental & Natural Resources

  • Clinic: Family & Child Legal Advocacy

  • Clinic: International Human Rights

  • Clinic: Prosecution Assistance

  • Contract Drafting

  • Estate Planning

  • Estate Planning Practicum

  • Summer Trial Institute

  • Trial Practice

 Note: Externships do not satisfy the skills requirement.

The following classes allow students to satisfy the advanced writing requirement:

  • Advanced Oil & Gas Law

  • Advanced Professional Responsibility

  • Advanced Water Law

  • American Legal History

  • Bioethics

  • Consumer Protection

  • Domestic Violence

  • Education Law

  • Employment Law

  • Federal Courts

  • Gender & the Law

  • Health Care Law

  • International Environmental and Natural Resources Law

  • International Security

  • Native American Natural Resources

  • Natural Resources Law

Note: The advanced writing requirement can also be satisfied through an independent study or by writing for law review in good faith, or at the discretion of the instructor in a particular class. It cannot be satisfied through participation in a clinic.

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