Exploring In-House Practice

Class Unique: 28654

This course will introduce students to the roles and responsibilities of in-house lawyers.  Students will investigate the skills and characteristics that contribute to successful and effective practice as an in-house counsel and explore similarities and differences between in-house and outside legal practice.  Topics covered will include: evaluating in-house opportunities; transitioning to an in-house role; the relationship between in-house counsel and their internal clients; staffing and interacting with the board of directors, in-house counsel's role in adding value to his/her organization; advising and counseling clients; selecting and managing outside counsel; and an ethical challenge pertinent to  in-house counsel.

Class Details

Short course from 2/7/20 through 2/8/20

Meeting Days Time Location
Friday, Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm TNH 2.123
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory