Advanced Problem Solving Techniques

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MON, WED 6:00 - 9:00 pm CCJ 3.306

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Same as LAW 179P, Topic: Advanced Problem Solving Techniques.

Successful lawyers of all types are able to craft solutions to clients’ seemingly intractable problems. Sophisticated clients have already explored solutions with their in-house legal staff before bringing their case or problem to you. Finding solutions requires following a proven process which can be learned, practiced and refined. This is a skills course where students will learn and practice specific skills of design thinking, divergent thinking and ideation to become more agile thinkers and creative problem solvers.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Creativity Rising : Creative Thinking and Creative Problem Solving in the 21st Century *
Puccio, Gerard J., Mance, Marie, Barbero Switalski, Laura, and Reali, Paul D.
ICSC Press
ISBN: 978-0-9849795-1-6
Legal Upheaval : A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation in Law *
DeStefano, Michele
American Bar Association
ISBN: 978-1-64105-120-0


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