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.
Students must also take two of the following courses:
Specialized Litigation Skills
Advanced Legal Research
Advanced Trial Advocacy*
Advocacy in Mediation
Client Interviewing and Counseling
Family Law Practice
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.