Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

Courtroom Procedure 101 (January Intersession)

876 | 1.0 credits

Description

The goal of this course is to provide an opportunity for students to learn the basic courtroom skills necessary to have immediate success as a civil litigator. Each class session will focus on the skills used before, during and after any court appearance. Students will learn everything from how to file pleadings through getting the Judge's signature on a proposed order. The heart of this course is an understanding of courtroom procedure - evidenced through both simulations and a visit to a courtroom to view typical examples of law and motion. The course is designed to teach students the right way to prepare and present themselves in Court in a civil setting. Each course session will include classroom discussions, special visitors and student-run simulations of typical courtroom scenarios.