The guides that follow are for students who have an interest in a particular area of practice. They identify courses and other resources in the following areas:
|ANTITRUST LAW||BANKRUPTCY LAW|
|BUSINESS AND CORPORATE LAW||CIVIL LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION|
|COMMERCIAL AND CONSUMER LAW||CRIMINAL LAW|
|ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES||ESTATE PLANNING|
|INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW
||LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
|REAL ESTATE LAW||TAX LAW|
The guides also suggest related courses that can provide information and skills that can enhance your practice. In addition, the guides identify externships (field experiences for law school credit), and public service opportunities (that satisfy your public service requirement for graduation) to enhance your skills and understanding. In addition to the pre-approved public service placements, students can seek approval of new placements that meet the program’s requirements.
The guides also identify opportunities to get involved with others who share your interests. When there are student organizations for those interested in a particular area, those are listed as well. Students can also network with attorneys who practice in their fields of interest by becoming involved with the relevant sections of the Dallas Bar Association and Tarrant County Bar Association. See both the Dallas Bar Association and the Tarrant County Bar Association for association and activities information.
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