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Featured Course: Lawyering Skills 3

Lawyering Skills 3 is an upper-level writing course featuring a semester-long simulation in which students represent one client from the beginning to the end of a fictitious transaction or deal. Students learn the following real-world lawyering skills: substantive knowledge of the law, problem-solving, written and oral communication, legal analysis and reasoning, interviewing, factual investigation, counseling, negotiation, knowledge of the transactional process, organization and management of legal work, and recognizing and resolving ethical dilemmas. Students draft, among other documents, a representation letter, a letter of intent, an asset purchase and/or licensing agreement, and an employment and/or consulting agreement.

*Prior to Fall 2014, this course was titled Professional Skills I: Transactional.