Dec 09, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

LAW 7520 - Client Interviewing and Counseling


Practice with gathering and evaluating facts supplied by clients, followed by presentation of advice based on consideration of facts and applicable law. Discussion of interpersonal aspects of client relations and ethical problems that may come up in the context of client representation. Students participate in simulated interviews, portraying both clients and attorneys. Students are required to write several papers, including a client letter, a memo to the file, and papers analyzing the counseling process from the perspective of attorney, client, and neutral observer. (Offered every year.) 3 credits