|Course||February Pre-Bar Professional Skills Study Course - Law 698A|
|Instructor||Robert A. Williams|
THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO STUDENTS TAKING THE FEBRUARY BAR ONLY.
The Arizona Supreme Court limits 3L students who are taking the February Bar Exam to enrolling in no more than two (2) semester hours or its equivalent in quarter hours during the month of early bar examination testing and the immediately preceding month. To fulfill these credits, students will have the opportunity to enroll in this two unit February Pre-Bar Professional Skills Study course offered by the Law College. This course is designed to improve student chances for success on the bar, provide a path to the law college’s post-Bar experiential learning program, and offer a head start on developing the set of fundamental skills needed for success in professional practice. The emphasis in this newly designed course will focus on writing, analysis and test-taking skills, along with practical skills training in core substantive areas.
Workbook prepared for workshops based on curriculum outlined below
The course will involve approximately 12 flipped videotaped classes, running up to 12 hours total, with 10-12 hours of follow-up live workshops. In addition, the course will feature a diagnostic element that will involve student testing and individual follow-up scheduling for bar exam and legal skills counseling and assessment.
In addition up to 3 hours of in class time will be devoted to exercises/guest lecturers/workshops on relieving test-taking anxieties, improv for lawyers, mindfulness and mindset and techniques and perspectives for improving quality of life and career satisfaction.
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Workshop assignments/class participation