Business Topics: Law Practice Management
About This Class
This course will familiarize students with the opportunities and challenges in entering private practice; with a focus on solo and small firms. Upon successful completion of the course students will be aware of the significant elements to consider when opening or joining a firm, or being a productive member of a small firm. The course will emphasize the ethical and practical issues in planning the process of opening a firm, managing law firm finances, basic accounting structures, marketing a practice, attracting clients and managing client projects to an appropriate outcome, working with people that the students will encounter in the practice of law, and the technologies used in the practice of law.Classes offered under this designation explore special areas of interest, including newly developing areas of law, or specialties of visiting faculty and fellows. Students should consult registration information specific information on classes presented under this title.