E-210 – Pretrial Practice & Procedure
A study of the pretrial process in civil litigation. Students will represent a client beginning with an intake interview through cross-motions for summary judgment. Students will draft pleadings, discovery requests, and pretrial motions. Students will engage in simulated exercises including interviewing and counseling a client, arguing motions, negotiating settlements, and taking or defending depositions. Prerequisits: LWRA I & II. Satisfies upper level writing requirement. Limited to 22 students.
Berger, Pretrial Advocacy (w/CD & DVD), (Aspen Publishers Incorporated 3rd Edition), ISBN: 9780735590236
Dickerson, ALWD Citation Manual, (Aspen Publishers Inc 4th Edition), ISBN: 9781454806073
Read for class: Berger pp. 3-11; 87-134