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The LL.M. in Practice Skills involves a core of required courses in addition to a choice of three practice area concentrations and a variety of electives.

Required Core:

Client Interviewing & Counseling (Fall course)

Negotiation Theory & Skills (Spring course)

Law Practice Management (Spring course)

Transactional Concentration:

Contract Drafting (Fall/Spring course)

Risk Management (Fall course)

Business Plan (Spring course)

Civil Litigation Concentration:

Civil Motion Practice (Fall course)

Litigation & Technology (Spring course)

Advanced Trial Advocacy (Fall course)

Criminal Practice Concentration:

Introduction to Criminal Trial Practice (Spring course)

Criminal Motion Practice (Fall course)

Advanced Trial Advocacy (Fall course)


Advanced Appellate Advocacy

Advanced Civil Discovery Practice in California

Advanced Mediation


Business of Law

California Civil Procedure

Clinic - Art & Entertainment Law

Clinic - Community Economic Development

Clinic - Patent

Clinic - Trademark

Clinic - Veteran's Legal Assistance

Deposition Practice

Externship (various)

Federal Courts & Jurisdiction

Solo Practice Concentration

Trial Practice

Writing for Practice

Any course from another concentration

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