The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s Summer Skills Institute is open to all law students and lawyers looking to receive intensive skills training. The emphasis throughout this program is on active participation, resulting in immediate individualized feedback from practicing lawyers, judges and Hofstra Law’s outstanding faculty.
Classes are scheduled during Summer Session I (May 19-July 15), and many last a week or less. Students and lawyers will be awarded between one and three credits per class.
Hofstra Law students can register online for summer courses through the My Hofstra Portal.
|Pre-Trial Skills (2 credits towards skills requirement)||3||T/TR, 6-8:45 p.m.|
|Negotiation Skills||1||May 19-20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.|
|Intro to Child and Family Advocacy*||2||May 29, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; June 1, noon-6:15 p.m., June 2, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; June 3, 8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.;June 4, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.;June 5, 8:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.|
|Practice-Ready Research Skills||2||May 18-21 and May 26-27, 5:30-9 p.m.|
|Pre-Trial I: Written Discovery||1||Aug 3-4, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Aug 5, 8:30 a.m.-noon|
|Pre-Trial II: Deposition Pract||1||Aug 5, 1-5 p.m.; Aug 6-7, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.|