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 2015-16 and 2016-17 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
Advanced Civil Procedure
Advanced Contracts: Sales Law for A Modern Economy
Advanced Legal Research
Advanced Legal Writing
Arbitration in the United States
Brief-writing and Appellate Advocacy Seminar
Business of Law
Business Planning
Business Strategy
Civil Rights Clinic: Police Accountability
Class Action Controversies
Commercial Transactions - Negotiation, Drafting, and Analysis
Complex Litigation
Contract Drafting and Review
Contract Law for LLM Students
Contracts and Commercial Transactions
Corporate Lab: Transactional Clinic
Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic
Divorce Practice and Procedure
Drafting Contracts: The Problem of Ambiguity
Employment Discrimination Clinic
Entrepreneurship and the Law
Ethical Quandaries in Legal Practice
Exoneration Project Clinic
Federal Criminal Justice Clinic
Federal Criminal Practice
Fundamentals of Accounting for Attorneys
Gendered Violence and the Law Clinic
Greenberg Seminar: Criminal Justice and Medical Ethics in Literature
Housing Initiative Clinic
Innovation Clinic 
Innovative Solutions for Business, Law, and Social Issues
Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship
Intensive Trial Practice Workshop
International Arbitration
International Human Rights Clinic
International Human Rights Law and Advocacy
Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic 
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
Law and Practice of Zoning, Land Use, and Eminent Domain
Legal Elements of Accounting
Legal Profession
Legal Profession: Ethics
Legal Profession: Ethics in Government Legal Practice 
Litigation Laboratory
Mental Health Advocacy Clinic
Modern Professional Responsibility
National Security Issues and the Development of Legal Practice Skills
Partnership Taxation
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
U.S. Supreme Court: Theory and Practice
Utilitarian Ethics
Writing and Research in the US Legal System
Young Center Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic