Areas of Concentration for Students in the Corporate, Commercial and

Areas of Concentration for Students in the Corporate, Commercial and

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION (revised April 2011) Virginia Bar Exam Preparation Required: Virginia Procedure Highly Recommended: Family Law UCC II UCC III W...

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AREAS OF CONCENTRATION (revised April 2011) Virginia Bar Exam Preparation Required: Virginia Procedure Highly Recommended: Family Law UCC II UCC III Wills, Trusts & Estates Recommended: Conflict of Laws Individual Federal Income Taxation Remedies State & Local Government Optional: Bankruptcy Federal Courts Real Estate Transactions & Skills Corporate, Commercial & Transactional (1) Corporate Securities Regulation Mergers and Acquisitions Business Planning Drafting Contracts Employment Law (2) Commercial UCC II UCC III Bankruptcy (3) Tax Corporate Tax Individual Federal Income Taxation Partnership Tax Non–Profit, Tax Exempt Organizations Estate & Gift Tax (4) Intellectual Property Patent Law Trademark & Unfair Competition Copyright Law Entertainment Law and/or Sports Law (5) Commercial & Residential Real Estate Real Estate Transactions & Skills Environmental Law Land Use Planning (and see related public agency/administrative law, Bankruptcy, and related skills courses) (6) Transactional Law Drafting Contracts Insurance UCC III Mergers & Acquisitions Corporate Tax (Individual Federal Income Taxation is a prerequisite for this class) Real Estate Transactions & Skills Public Law (7) Public Agency/Administrative Law Administrative Law Immigration Law & Procedure

Securities Regulation School Law Legislation Case Studies in the Development and Implementation of National Legal Policy Environmental Law (other law administered by agencies having rulemaking and adjudicatory powers: patent law, tax law, securities regulation) (8) Constitutional Advocacy First Amendment Law Federal Courts Jurisprudence Remedies School Law Religion in the Workplace Right to Work Practicum (9) Human Rights Crime & Punishment Jurisprudence Shari’a Law International & Comparative Human Rights National Security Law Human Rights, Civ. Lib. & Nat’l Security International Trafficking in Persons Gender & the Law and/or Race & the Law

(15) Criminal Litigation Crime & Punishment Criminal Pretrial Practice Juvenile Law (and see General Litigation and ADR concentrations, Appellate Advocacy, Negotiations, and externships) (16) Commercial Litigation Securities Regulation Bankruptcy Patent Law Products Liability Admiralty Trademark & Unfair Competition Remedies and/or Conflict of Laws (and see other litigation–related courses: Trial Practice, Appellate Advocacy, Civil Pretrial Practice & Procedure, Negotiations, Federal Courts, and externships) (17) Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) General Mediation Family Mediation Client Interviewing and Counseling (and see General Litigation concentration, Appellate Advocacy, Negotiations, and externships)

(10) International Public Law National Security Law International Law Comparative Law International & Comparative Human Rights Human Rights, Civ. Lib. & Nat’l Security International Trafficking in Persons

(18) Appellate Litigation Appellate Advocacy Advanced Appellate Advocacy I & II Federal Courts Right to Work Practicum (and see General Litigation and ADR concentrations, Negotiations, and externships)

(11) International Private Law International Business Transactions Comparative Law Conflict of Laws

Family Law (19) Estate Planning Wills, Trusts & Estates Individual Federal Income Taxation Estate & Gift Tax Estate Planning or Fundamentals of Estate Planning Elder Law and/or Bioethics and/or Health Care Law (and see other tax courses, Family Law, and Healthcare concentrations)

(12) State and Local Government Land Use Planning School Law State & Local Government (13) Healthcare/Health Issues Bioethics Elder Law Health Care Law Litigation & Dispute Resolution (14) General Litigation Appellate Advocacy Civil Pretrial Practice & Procedure and/or Criminal Pretrial Practice Trial Practice and/or Litigation Clinic Remedies and/or Federal Courts and/or Conflict of Laws Advanced Trial Practice Civil Litigation Practicum

(20) Family Law Elder Law Gender & the Law Juvenile Law Family Mediation Bioethics Litigation Clinic (and see related public law, dispute resolution, tax, and skills courses) Theology, Philosophy & the Law (21) Theology, Philosophy & the Law Origins of the Western Legal Tradition Jurisprudence Legal History Biblical Law Shari’a Law