University of Pittsburgh
Term: Fall Term 2011-12
Catalog Number: 5393
Class Number: 15150
Room: LAW 118.
Class Schedule:
  • M, W 1:00 pm -2:45 pm
  • Instructor: Stella L. Smetanka
    Type: Clinic
    Credits: 7.0 Credits (5.0 classroom contact, 2.0 field)
    Catalog Requirements: Professional Skills.
    Enrollment Limit: 8.

    Pre-registration clinic orientation meeting is required.  See Law Registrar.

    Priority: Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority

    Course Description from Course Catalog 5393

    Additional Info

    The course will require a substantial time commitment and involve on a weekly basis four hours of classroom instruction, one hour office meeting, six mandatory office hours each week (104 hours in client work during the semester), and approximately 8-10 additional hours weekly in clinic and class preparation.


    Grading is based on client relations, class attendance and participation; written assignments; performance in simulations; and community outreach. Client relations includes: student performance in court, student diligence with respect to client work, and competence in handling live-client casework. Letter grades will be issued.

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