Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Corequisites: LAW 7925
Course Attribute:
Community Engaged Learning
Students who are completing their first semester in field placement and are enrolled in Field Placement 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 and counts toward the experiential education requirement.