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Spring 2014 - Reading Group: Starting & Managing a Law Practice

Jordan, Dirk M
Scheske, James J

Credit Hours: 2 (Pass/Fail)  Course ID: 279M  Unique # 29490

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
W3:45 - 5:35 pmTNH 2.124
Exams:  None
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course will train students on the practical aspects of starting and maintaining a law practice.  It is a reading class and will consist of presentation of information as well as discussion of the reading assignments.  It is geared both for the student who wants to start their own firm as well as those who may have jobs with larger firms but may someday start their own firm.  Your will learn practical ways to make your first years of practice successful. 

The instructors both practiced in large firms and started their respective solo practices and will share perspective from their experiences with both types of practice. 

Textbooks
Starting a Law Practice and Professionalism for New Lawyers - Alexander Y. Benikov
  Wolters Kluwer, edition: 1st
  ISBN: 978-1-4548-3906-4   (required)