Pitt Law Academy (Spring Term)
This is a full-year course. Full credit is awarded upon completion of both fall and spring sections, no credit will be awarded until the completion of both. For determining full-time status each semester, equivalency is one-half of the total course credits.
This speaker series on lawyers’ roles will provide students, at the beginning of their law school careers, with exposure to and understanding of the variety of roles that lawyers play in the profession and society. The speaker series will feature 10 programs over the course of an academic year, and first year students will be required to attend at least 4 of those programs during their first year. Each program will feature an attorney or attorneys from a different practice area or professional setting, as well as members of the full-time faculty. By eliciting the speaker’s thoughts on pertinent questions, the presentations should help first year students gain a better appreciation of the practical and intellectual aspects of different professional roles and to preview for our students some of the important personal and professional issues and concerns that may confront them in the course of their careers.