University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA
Mar 08, 2021
Full time
Senior Lecturer - Penn Law Legal Practice Skills Program   Law School   Location: Philadelphia, PA       Penn Law is seeking faculty members to serve as Senior Lecturers in the Legal Practice Skills Program. Penn Law's innovative Legal Practice Skills Program offers practical training in the writing and communication skills today's lawyers need. The centerpiece of the program is a mandatory first-year course, which spans two semesters and carries six credits (four in the fall; two in the spring). While providing students with a solid foundation in legal research, analysis, and writing, Legal Practice Skills also introduces students to a range of other essential practice skills, including fact development, interviewing, negotiation, basic contract drafting, and informal oral and written communication. The course presents assignments as simulations to help students understand the context in which these skills are deployed in practice.   More broadly, the Legal...