As part of the NYLS Core Curriculum, this course consolidates the predictive analysis and professional writing skills that first-year students have been developing.
This class centers around core material that is covered in foundational upper-level subjects and is tested on the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE).
In this clinic, students will assist clients with estate planning, adult guardianships, and/or needs-based public benefits, and work in partnership with community members to provide education and develop advocacy related to the issues of aging, illness, and special needs.
This course integrates the teaching of legal reasoning and analysis, predictive legal writing, and legal research and problem solving with other lawyering skills, such as fact analysis and client interviewing.
This course introduces students to persuasive legal writing, oral advocacy, client counseling, and negotiation.
Wills and Trusts in Practice is an experiential course in which students learn the basics of wills and trusts by working through two to three extended simulations.
This course deals with the laws and practice associated with the disposition of property under state statutes of succession and by will.