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Students are required to take a three-credit Advocacy course that focuses on client representation, negotiation and advocacy skills. In addition to Advocacy, students must take at least one course from the following list of courses (minimum of five skills credits total). Advocacy is a prerequisite or co-requisite for some of the skills courses listed below.
Simulated courses focus on specific skills
Clinics and externships involve assisting lawyers and representing clients in real cases
One-credit workshops connected to elective doctrinal courses
Advanced classes in specific practice areas meld doctrine and skills