This is a limited enrollment course and permission of the instructors is required to register based on completion of this application and submission of a resume and unofficial law school transcript.   Students who apply by Wednesday, February 28, 2018 will be given priority and informed by Monday, March 5, 2018 whether they have been approved.   Please review the course home page before completing this application: Fundamentals of Law Practice  

This course requires real-life judgment, discretion,and professional responsibility, both during fieldwork when lawyers permit students to observe confidential aspects of their practice, and in the client representation component when students will be actually participating in the practice of law on behalf of clients in urgent need. This application therefore requests information to help the instructors evaluate your capacity to undertake such responsibility.

* 1. Please enter your contact information below.

* 2. Preferred Email Address

* 3. Anticipated date of law school graduation:

* 4. Full time or part time law student?

* 5. Class designation

* 6. Please confirm by selecting "Yes" below that you understand that this class is scheduled for 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm on Wednesdays.

* 7. Please confirm by selecting each iterm below that you understand that although class meets on Wednesday nights, you will be expected to meet certain mandatory obligations outside of class time including:

  Yes I understand
I will spend up to 4 Tuesday mornings from 8:30 am - 12: 00 pm in Cobb County for court observation and to conduct my domestic violence hearing preparation.
I will spend up to 8 hours to prepare for hearing with client, trial partner and professors in addition to any work I may do from home.
I will spend at least 4-8 hours to complete fieldwork observations and interviews with my fieldwork attorney.

* 8. Check off any of the following courses that you have completed or are currently taking:

* 9. Check off any of the following courses you plan to take in the Fall 2018 semester:

* 10. Have you taken Evidence?

* 11. If no, will you be enrolled in Evidence in the Fall 2018 semester?

* 12. If yes, who was your evidence professor?

* 13. If yes, from whom do you plan to take Evidence for Fall 2018?

* 14. If you have taken or are currently taking an externship, indicate the placement, primary site supervisor and externship professor:

* 15. Optional. List up to three professors at the College of Law who could provide a reference for you:

* 16. What is the primary reason you would like to take this course?

* 17. Describe skills you think may be relevant to this course that you have acquired through law-related work experience, either paid or volunteer (not including work in a clinic, externship or other experiential course at the GSU College of Law)

* 18. Describe any community service or work you have done with financially disadvantaged communities or marginalized people before or during law school that you would like us to consider in relation to your application.

* 19. Describe skills you think may be relevant to this course that you have acquired through non-law full-time work experience either before or during law school.

* 20. Are you a registered user of the Clio online case management software?  If so, what email address did you use to register?

* 21. Are you registered under the Student Practice Rule?  If so, please list the course for which you were registered and professor who taught the course.

* 22. Please indicate your availability for a conversation with Professors to support your candidacy for the course.

* 23. To complete this application form, confirm the following: