Feb 09, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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