Jan 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

LAW 7657 - Practice Foundations Transactions


This course will introduce students to transactional law practice by exploring the role of lawyers in executing business-related transactions. Students will acquire a foundation for practice by participating in exercises and simulated transactions that lawyers handle in practice. Students will practice communicating with and advising clients, drafting documents, dealing with other attorneys and handling transactions. Students will learn how transactional lawyers add value and solve problems for clients by identifying client objectives, understanding the business context of the matter, spotting legal and business issues, evaluating options and closing a deal. Students will receive feedback about their progress and work. This course is open to 2L students, and part time 3L students who did not take this course during their second year of study. 2L students must take this course in the designated semester as assigned. (Offered every semester.) 3 credits