University of Pittsburgh

Spring 1L Curricular Planning Sessions

February 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
February 22, 2013March 7, 2013
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
3900 Forbes Avenue Teplitz Moot Courtroom and see schedule
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

To help you prepare to choose courses for the second and third years of law school, the school will hold a series of information and discussion sessions:

At noon on Thursday, February 21: There will be a one-hour session for all first-year students. Come hear the divergent views of Professors Bratman, Hamoudi, Harris, Infanti, and Wasserman, who will share strategies for choosing courses and setting up an educational plan for law school. This session will take place in the courtroom.

From Friday, February 22 through Thursday, March 7 (just before spring break): Faculty members will lead small-group discussions to provide curricular and related advice and information to help you plan your next two years of law school. Individual sessions will focus on a range of topics. Please see the attached document (below, under "Downloads") for descriptions. The complete schedule, including locations, follows.

 

2013 1L Curricular Planning Workshop: Faculty-Led Small Group Discussions Schedule

 

Date

Time

Room

Session Title

Faculty

 

Friday,
2/22/2013

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm*

111

Litigation

Prof. Hellman
Mr. Gary Lynch

  

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

G18

Intellectual Property

Prof. Madison

  

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

G18

Negotiating & Counseling

Prof. Madison

 

*To allow students to attend another, concurrently scheduled session if they wish, Prof. Hellman's group will take a break at 12:30 pm and welcome new attendees.

 

Monday,
2/25/2013

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

109

Public Interest Law

Prof. Allen
Prof. Brake
Prof. Smetanka

  

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

G20

Family Law

Prof. Crossley
Prof. Gruener

  

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

109

Civil Rights Law

Prof. Gonzales Rose
Prof. Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday,
2/26/2013

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

111

Business/Tax Law

Prof. Eyal-Cohen
Prof. Flechtner
Dean Infanti

  

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

G20

Careers Outside the Legal Profession

Prof. Pike

  

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

G20

Constructing an Education to Develop Crossover Skills

Prof. Herring
Prof. Ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday,
2/27/2013

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

G20

International & Comparative Law: Commercial, Corporate and Other Private Law

Prof. Flechtner
Prof. Hamoudi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday,
2/28/2013

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

111

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Prof. Chew

  

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

G20

Real Estate Law

Prof. Flannery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday,
3/1/2013

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

111

General Practice

Prof. Bratman
Prof. Hamoudi

  

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

G18

International Law: Public

Prof. Jalloh
Prof. Lobel

  

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

G18

Health Law

Prof. Crossley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday,
3/4/2013

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

G20

Why You Shouldn't Practice Criminal Law & How to Prepare Yourself to Do It

Prof. Burkoff

  

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

109

Elder Law

Prof. Frolik

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday,
3/5/2013

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

111

Government Practice

Prof. Allen
Dean Carter

  

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

107

Litigation

Prof. Mannix
Prof. Wasserman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday,
3/6/2013

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

G20

Employment & Labor Law

Prof. Bratman
Prof. Chew
Adjunct Prof. Davidson
Adjunct Prof. Prozzi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday,
3/7/2013

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

111

Regulatory Work

Prof. Luneburg
Prof. Pike

 

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