Course Details

Conflict Mgmt in Lgl Practice

The goals of this course are to help students learn to manage conflict and to write, in a lawyering context, about managing conflict. The managing conflict portion of the course runs along three tracks, which we will frequently weave together, in simulations, because they reinforce one another: 1. Managing external conflict, (between people), through four negotiation models. 2. Managing focus, awareness, stress and emotions, through mindfulness, a way of paying attention that can improve performance and satisfaction. 3. Managing internal conflict (within a person), through internal family systems (IFS), a psychological model of the mind that includes internal Subpersonalities" or "Parts" that interact as a system. The writing portion of the course will involve a simulation in which you will prepare about three documents (one or more of which may be rewrites) advising a senior lawyer (and maybe a client) about how to understand and address a particular case or situation.

Catalog Number: LITARB 611
Practice Areas: Civil Lit. and Dispute ResolutionLegal Skills Development


Course History

Fall 2018
Title: Conflict Mgmt in Lgl Practice
Faculty: Riskin, Leonard L. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 24

Fall 2017
Title: Conflict Management in Legal Practice
Faculty: Riskin, Leonard L. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 15

Fall 2016
Title: Conflict Management in Legal Practice
Faculty: Riskin, Leonard L. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 14

Fall 2015
Title: Conflict Management in Legal Practice
Faculty: Riskin, Leonard L. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25