Civil Litigation Law Classes



  • Credits for concentration: 20
  • Grade point average in concentration courses of 2.5 is required in order to obtain the Concentration
  • Recognition: Certificate and transcript notation
  • To receive the concentration, you must submit an application during Spring Semester of your graduating year. Applications are due by April 1 of your graduating year.

Required Courses (8 credits)

  • Evidence
  • Remedies

Electives (minimum of 12 credits) 

Civil Litigation Electives
  • Advanced Civil Litigation
  • Advanced Legal Writing
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy
  • California Civil Procedure
  • Complex Litigation
  • Evidence Advocacy Lab
  • Federal Courts
  • International Civil Litigation
  • Judicial Lawmaking
  • Pre-Trial Practice

You may elect only ONE of the following to count toward the concentration:

  • Practicum—Civil
  • Trial Advocacy (previously named Oral Advocacy)

You may elect only ONE of the following to count toward the concentration:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • International Negotiation
  • Mediation Skills
  • Negotiation

You may elect only ONE of the following to count toward the concentration: (maximum of 4 credits counts toward concentration):

  • Appellate Clinic
  • Civil Clinic
  • Small Claims Clinic
  • Judicial Internship
  • Selected Agency Placements

Students who earn credit during the fall 2009 to spring 2012 terms for Jurisprudence may count those credits toward the Concentration.

Note: Please plan carefully. Some courses have prerequisites. Courses may not be offered each year. Some courses have limited enrollment.

Contact:

Law Student Affairs
Warren Hall, Room 218
Phone: (619) 260-4651
Fax: (619) 260-7715

Hours

M,T,Th,F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
W: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.