Course Detail
Course Components:
Students who are completing their first semester in an externship and are enrolled in Externship Credit will participate in this companion course, which is designed to enhance and supplement the learning that takes place at the externship site. This course asks students to engage in critical thought and reflection about the legal profession, their own career goals, and their professional priorities and values. Readings, assignments, and classroom discussions focus on the experience of working as a lawyer, the legal profession and its role in society, and the operation of legal institutions. Topics will include learning from supervision, professionalism and ethics, self-reflection, professional identity and development, legal problem solving, oral and written communication, collaboration, diversity and bias, and lawyers’ well-being. This course is graded.