LAW 845D

Unseen Hand of Insurance in the Law

2 Unit(s)

A basic understanding of insurance is essential to effective civil practice. Whether we practice as solo lawyers, in law firms, in nonprofits, or in non-law businesses, and for plaintiffs or defendants, the safety net of insurance is essential to our daily work, how we get business, and what we earn. In this interactive, two-unit elective course, presented in a pragmatic and social-policy oriented context. There will be writing and oral advocacy assignments, diverse guest speakers presenting differing views, from law firms and businesses looking to hire new attorneys.