PLA496 Persuasive Writing Capstone
Lead Faculty: Dr. Bryan Hance
Allows students the opportunity to conduct in-depth legal research using both print and online resources. Focuses on creating a persuasive legal document, such as a motion, mediation brief, or appellate argument, suitable for publication or use as a writing sample on a job interview.
- Conduct in-depth legal research on a specific area of law.
- Complete a subjective legal document, such as a motion, mediation brief, or appellate argument, under the tutelage of a University faculty member.
- Articulate ways of critically assessing their own subjective legal document.
- Describe the process of proofreading and editing their subjective legal document.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.