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 24 students.

Course Number: E-210

Credits: 2