Course Descriptions

Spring 2013 Class Descriptions

Valuation (Hon. David Laro)

2 credit(s)
Concentration(s): LLM in Business and Corporate Law (LLMB), Business and Corporate Law (JD), Business and Corporate Law (LLMC), LLM in Taxation (LLMT)
Prerequisite(s): Tax I, Tax II

This course encompasses the ever expanding body of law as it relates to valuation of business interest. Topics include the proper standard of valuation, various valuation methods, and the use of discounts and premiums. The class will review business valuation issues with respect to family limited partnerships, estate planning, corporation transactions, and other areas. Cutting edge issues such as valuing high tech companies will be covered. Prerequisites: Tax I; Tax II and/or Corporations is recommended. This is an advanced tax course with priority enrollment for LLM in Taxation students.

Veterans Clinic I & II (Robert F. Muth)

2-4 credit(s)
Requirement(s): Skills

Students represent veterans and military family members who have disputes with predatory lenders and for-profit educational institutions over the use of GI Bill funds and related loans. This clinic provides free legal services including advice, identification and filing of potential claims and representation in civil litigation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution. Weekly group meetings are combined with individual case conferences to provide intensive personal training in litigation techniques, problem solving and case management. The clinic is graded on a 4-tier Pass-Fail basis.

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