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244.49 sec. 001 - Trial Competition (Fall 2024)

Instructor: Spencer J Pahlke  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Jenna Forster  
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

M 6:25 PM - 9:25 PM
Location: Law 140
From August 19, 2024
To October 28, 2024

Course Start: August 19, 2024
Course End: October 28, 2024
Class Number: 31756

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 0
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 10
As of: 05/25 11:57 PM


This course is limited to and required for members of the Board of Advocate's trial team. The course will teach trial competition skills, including case analysis and strategies. It will combine lectures with student performance.

Spencer Pahlke is a trial lawyer at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger in San Francisco. His practice focuses on prosecuting catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from governmental negligence, vehicular negligence, products liability, premises liability, and medical malpractice.

Jenna Forster is a lawyer at Motley Rice, where her practice focuses on plaintiff-side mass torts and public client litigation.

This course will have 9 class meetings. To allow for a makeup class because of unforeseen circumstances this course has an automatic make-up class scheduled. Students must be able to attend all 10 scheduled meetings to earn credit.


Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.


Requirements Satisfaction:


Units from this class count towards the J.D. Experiential Requirement.


Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Simulation Courses

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