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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:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Advanced Legal Research

  • Advanced Persuasive Writing

  • Business Planning

  • Civil Pretrial Practice

  • Contract Drafting

  • Summer Trial Institute
  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy

  • Clinic (any one of the 4 offered)

  • Estate Planning

  • International Human Rights Practicum

  • Estate Planning Practicum

  • Trial Practice

  • EENR Practicum

 Note: Externships do not satisfy the skills requirement.

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

  • Employment Law

  • American Legal History

  • Domestic Violence

  • Consumer Protection

  • Natural Resources Law          

  • Federal Courts

  • Gender & the Law

  • Advanced Professional Responsibility

  • International Security

  • Health Care Law

  • Education Law

  • Native American Natural Resources

  • Advanced Water 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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