295K sec. 001 - Professional Identity in US Public and Private Sector Practice (Fall 2023)
Instructor: Alexis P. Kelly
Instructor: Ian K Peck
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
M 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 107
From August 28, 2023
To October 23, 2023
Course End: November 27, 2023
Enroll Limit: 24
As of: 09/23 11:57 PM
Professionalism in U.S. Public Interest and Private Sector Practice is a 1-unit course designed for LL.M. students to introduce them to lawyers practicing in the U.S. legal system. The course is open to all LL.M. students and will explore professional norms of public interest and private sector law practice in the U.S., primarily through a range of guest speakers sharing their insights and expertise. The speakers will come from non-profit and public interest law organizations, government agencies, corporate counsel offices, and private practices with the goal of discussing what it means to be a legal professional in the U.S.; topics will include professionalism, professional identity, and current issues facing the profession.
LL.M. students are required to take this 1-unit Fall course to be eligible for the LL.M. Practical Lawyering Certificate and to do a spring field placement/judicial externship.
Interested students are encouraged to apply using this application by Monday, July 31: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pj1fgh-HdMZU1adYsr_UOgbedXdRVuhGPGqxAmwXkSw/edit?ts=649b5fcd. If students have any questions, please contact Alexis Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Field Placements
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest
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