LAW7579 - The Business of Law

LAW7579 - The Business of Law

Course Number: 

7579

Type: 

Seminar

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

The practice of law is a profession. For lawyers working in firms and as in-house counsel, it is also a business. The goal of this course is to introduce students to fundamental aspects of the business of law. This course will teach students about building a practice, law firm economics, client service, practice management, project management, and team management. This course will included guest speakers, case studies of examples from other law and professional service firms, and relevant readings from academic and industry sources.