Corporate Counsel Externship

JURI Number: 
5968S
5969E
Credit Hours: 
4 - 6
Course Description: 

This course explores the practice of law from the perspective of an in-house counsel. Students will spend 1-2 days each week in a corporate legal department where they will have work assignments and experience firsthand the inner workings of a legal department. A 2-hour seminar each week will supplement the on-site work with discussions about relevant substantive topics and opportunities to build skills through drafting projects and simulations. In lieu of a final exam, students will prepare an appraisal with critical reflections about their externship and an oral presentation.

Prerequisite: 
JURI 4210 and JURI 4300