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LAW Courses for Skills Credit

Students earn skills credit upon successfully completing any of the LAW courses listed below. All courses approved for experiential credits (except for L765 Lawyering II) confer skills credit. For all other LAW courses approved for skills credit, only the sections taught during the listed semesters and by the listed professors confer skills credit. If no semester or professor is designated for a listed course, all sections of the course confer skills credit. Each course earns a single, general skills credit unless otherwise noted.*  

*Note: Successful completion of L817 Mediation & Arbitration or L895 Divorce & Family Mediation satisfies required skills competency (2) Negotiation.  One semester of any L897 Clinic Seminar earns 3 skills credits and satisfies required skills competencies (1) Client Interviewing; (3) Cultural competence and Interpersonal Skills and (4) Law Office Management/Professionalism.  A second semester of clinic earns an additional 3 skills credits (2 general skills credits and one credit satisfying skills competency requirement SKR: Negotiation).

Please consult the Loyola Law Bulletin for the most up-to-date listing of courses approved for experiential credit.

LAW L817 Mediation and Arbitration 3 hrs.
LAW L833 Street Law 3 hrs.
LAW L851 Litigation and Law Practice Management 2 hrs.
LAW L861 Pretrial Litigation 3 hrs.
LAW L867 Business Planning 2 hrs.
LAW L879 Admiralty Law Seminar (when taught as Practice and Procedure) 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L880 Entrepreneurship 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L885 Gender Law in Practice 3 hrs.
LAW L895 Divorce and Family Mediation 1 hr.
LAW L897 Clinical Seminar- Live Client Clinic 5 or 10 hrs.
LAW L900 Academic Externship 1, 2, or 3 hrs.
LAW L905 Advanced Legal Writing 3 hrs.
LAW L906 Advanced Legal Research 3 hrs.
LAW L924 Human Rights Advocacy Project 3 hrs.
LAW L928 International Dispute Resolution 2 or 3 hrs.
LAW L933 Asylum and Refugee Law 3 hrs. 
LAW L961 Trial Advocacy 3 hrs.
LAW L976 Environmental Law and Policy Lab 3 hrs.
LAW L977 Environmental Litigation: Theory and Practice 3 hrs.
Course Number Course Title Professor/Semester
L823 First Amendment Medina
L832 Immigration & Citizenship Law Medina
L836 Real Estate Transactions Crusto
L861 Trial Practice Seminar Lecesne
L877 Con Law Seminar: Incarceration Armstrong
L878 International Law Woods (through Spring 2018)
L886 Environmental Law Sem: Advocacy Project Cufone
L896 Professionalism Seminar: Basic Trans Drafting Lennox
LCIV-L707 Civil Law Property II  Davrados/Lovett (Fall 2016 - present)
LCIV-L715 Civil Law Successions Wallace (Fall 2016 - present);Varnado (Spring 2018 - present, Does not include when taught as online course)); Davrados (Fall 2018 - Present)
LCIV-L900 Civil Law of Persons Davrados (Summer 2016 - Present); Wallace; Varnado (Spring 2015 - present)
LCIV-L920 Civil Law Donations and Trust Wallace; Varnado (Spring 2018  - present)
LCOML-705 Common Law Property I Crusto (Spring 2019 - Present)
LCOML-715 Trusts & Estates Crusto (Fall 2018 - Present)