Litigation Skills Program of Concentrated Study                                   Downloadable pdf

The Litigation Skills Program of Concentrated Study is designed for students who seek to develop their litigation skills during their time at the College of Law. Students may choose a general litigation focus or may choose to focus on either civil or criminal litigation skills. Students may elect to have their certificate of completion of the Litigation Skills Program of Concentrated Study indicate a civil emphasis, a criminal emphasis, or a general emphasis in litigation skills.

Other Courses

Students must also take two
of the following courses:

  • Specialized Litigation Skills
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy*
  • Advocacy in Mediation
  • Appellate Advocacy*
  • Client Interviewing and Counseling
  • Construction Practice
  • Family Law Practice
  • Mediation
  • Negotiations

Team Participation

Satisfactory participation as a member of one of the following student competition teams may substitute for one of the specialized litigation skills:

  • National Trial Team
  • National Moot Court Team, or
  • Regional Client Counseling Team

Seminar
Students in the Litigation Skills Program of Concentrated Study are encouraged to complete at least one litigation-related paper in a senior level seminar.