Workplace Law Practicum: Prelitigation & Transactional Skills |
This is a simulation course offering a classroom-based experiential learning opportunity to students interested in a career in workplace law. Students will have the opportunity to integrate substantive law from various branches of the workplace law curriculum while gaining practical skills training and exposure to issues of ethics and professionalism within the field. Simulated practice problems will focus on pre-litigation situations, including client intake and case assessment, investigation and management of workplace disputes, negotiation of employee hire and exit, and internal planning and policy development. Students will prepare a variety of written documents, such as client advice letters, letters to opposing counsel, management policies, and employment contracts.
Required: Student must have taken or be concurrently enrolled in Survey of Employment Law, or receive special from the instructor. Preference will be given to Workplace Law Program certificate students.
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)