Course Description

LAW 751 - Transactional Skills

This course focuses on the development of skills used by lawyers in connection with transactions as opposed to controversies.It should appeal to a wide range of students because virtually all lawyers will be required to learn these skills as junior associates or in similar positions, and to use these skills throughout their legal careers. One of the key purposes of the course, therefore, is to give the students a solid head start, and thus a competitive advantage, in achieving success in the early portions of their legal careers. The skills developed in the course are broadly applicable to a corporate lawyer drafting a merger agreement, a tax lawyer preparing a tax sharing agreement, a lawyer for a government entity or community organization negotiating a settlement agreement or consent decree, a domestic relations lawyer negotiating a property settlement, and a litigator preparing a settlement agreement in a business matter. The class will provide substantive knowledge as well as practical training and insights. The ability to work in teams is a vital skill for lawyers, and is stressed in the course's written assignments and presentations.

Students may take either this course or Law 763. Contract Drafting, but not both.

Course Information:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Jeffrey Conner 20S 751 LEC 1 WF 10:35 AM - 12:00 PM 3.0 No No
Experiential course enrollment through separate process; deadline TBD. See ENROLL.LAW.UCLA.EDU. Early drop deadline: 5:00pm on 1/24/2020.

Previous Course Offerings:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
John Hilson 17F 751 LEC 1 WF 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4.0 No No
Students may not take both Law 751 Transactional Skills and Law 763. Contract Drafting. Early drop deadline: 5:00 p.m. on 8/23/2017. Experiential course enrollment is through a separate process; deadline June 26, noon. See ENROLL.LAW.UCLA.EDU
Jeffrey Conner 19S 751 LEC 1 WF 10:35 AM - 11:55 AM 3.0 No No
Experiential course enrollment is through a separate process; deadline Oct. 15, noon. See ENROLL.LAW.UCLA.EDU Early drop deadline: 5:00 p.m. on 1/25/2019.
Categories
Experiential Courses - Clinics, Simulations, and Externships; Business Law;