Pleadings & Practice (789)


Course Memo

This course will familiarize the student with pre-trial practices and procedures through a combination of lectures, guest lectures, reading assignments and pre-trial activities. Students will become familiar with the relevant Rules of Civil Procedure and other pre-trial techniques, including client interviewing and counseling, witness interviewing, informal discovery techniques, litigation planning, expert development and discovery, pleadings, interrogatories, depositions, requests for production of documents and things, request for admission, pre-trial motion practice, settlement strategies, settlement brochures, settlement conferences, pre-trial conferences, and settlement agreements. **This course satisfies the skills or drafting requirement.

Students who have taken Elements of Pretrial Litigation (953) are not eligible to take this course.

Course Section Description

Satisfies the Skills or Drafting Requirement.