This course is aimed to help those students who do not have jobs waiting for them or are not sure what they want to do when they graduate. This course will provide new attorneys practical, real-life information on how to start your own law practice as either a solo or with others in a small firm. The class will cover a wide variety of topics including marketing, management, work-life balance and technology. The professor worked in a large law firm his first ten years and then started his own firm in 2001. He is currently the chairman of the Law Practice Management Committee for the State Bar of Texas. Lectures will be supplemented with guest speakers on specialty topics and selected reading assignments. Students may only miss one class. Regular participation in class discussion is required to pass the course. There will also be projects/papers that will be turned in. This will be a graded class this year. Note: Students may not use laptops, tablets, smartphones or other electronic devices during class.
||3:45 - 5:35 pm
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- Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable