Legal Practice and Ethics Courses

The courses listed below provide a taste of the Skills, Legal Practice, and Ethics courses offered at the Law School, although no formal groupings exist in our curriculum. This list includes the courses taught in the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years. Not all of these courses are offered every year, but this list will give you a representative sample of the variety of courses we might offer over any two-year period. Other new courses will likely be offered during your time at the Law School. To browse course descriptions for the current year, visit our Students section.


Abrams Environmental Law Clinic

Accounting and Financial Analysis

Accounting for Lawyers

Advanced Civil Procedure

Advanced Contract Drafting: General Corporate Agreements

Advanced Contracts: Sales Law for a Modern Economy

Advanced Legal Research

Advanced Legal Research: Foreign and International Law

Advanced Legal Writing

Arbitration in the United States

Brief-writing and Appellate Advocacy Seminar

Business Planning

Business Strategy

Chinese for Business Lawyers

Chinese for Lawyers

Civil Rights Clinic: Police Accountability

Class Action Controversies

Closing a Deal: Structuring and Documentation of a Secured Loan Transaction

Commercial Real Estate Finance

Commercial Transactions-Negotiation, Drafting, and Analysis

Complex Litigation

Constitutional Decision Making

Construction Law

Contract Drafting and Review

Contract Law for LLM Students

Contract Negotiation: Outsourcing

Contracts and Commercial Transactions

Criminal and Juvenille Justice Project Clinic

Developments in Fourth and Fifth Amendment Jurisprudence: Effects of Emerging Technologies

Divorce Practice and Procedure

Drafting Contracts: The Problem of Ambiguity

East Asian Law and Society

Employment Discrimination Clinic

Entrepreneurship and the Law

Ethical Quandries in Legal Practice

Exoneration Project Clinic

Federal Criminal Justice Clinic

Federal Criminal Practice

Feminist Economics and Public Policy

Feminist Philosophy

Fundamentals of Accounting for Attorneys

Housing Initiative Clinic

Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship

Intensive Trial Practice Workshop

International Arbitration

International Human Rights Clinic

International Human Rights Lawyering and Advocacy

An Introduction to Doing Empirical Microeconomic Research

Judicial Opinions and Judicial Opinion Writing

Kapnick Initiative Leadership Effectiveness and Development Lab I: Development

Kapnick Initiative Leadership Effectiveness and Development Lab II: Implementation

Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Clinic

The Law and Ethics of Lawyering


Leading, Following, and Parting Ways

Legal Elements of Accounting

Legal Profession

Legal Profession: Ethics

Litigating Financial Disputes

Litigation Laboratory

Mental Health Advocacy Clinic

Modern Professional Responsibility

National Security Issues and the Development of Legal Practice Skills

Partnership Taxation

Patent Claim Construction: A Hands-On Introduction to Patent Litigation

Post Incarceration Reentry Clinic

Poverty and Housing Law Clinic

Pre-Trial Advocacy

Private Equity Transactions: Issues and Documentation

Professional Responsibility

Professional Responsibility in the Real World

Prosecution and Defense Clinic

Residential Real Estate Development and the Law

Seminal Texts in the History of Medical Ethics

Strategies and Processes of Negotiations

Structuring Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Entrepreneurial Transactions

Trial Advocacy

US Supreme Court: Theory and Practice

Writing and Research in the US Legal System

Young Center Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic