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Areas of Concentration

Business Litigation:

This area of concentration is also beneficial to students interested in preparing business cases for trial, managing litigation for a large corporation, or working to avoid business litigation for an administrative or corporate employer. Business litigators must work not only to become masters of procedure but also to develop a basic understanding of business and commercial transactions. To complete a concentrated course of study in Business Litigation, students take a variety of courses to introduce them to the major substantive and procedural areas likely to be encountered by a practitioner involved in business or commercial litigation.

Business Litigation students complete the following courses:

Course NameCredit Hours
Alternative Dispute Resolution2
Business Torts2
Business Organizations II3
Complex Litigation3
Intellectual Property I3

Business Litigation students also complete at least one procedural course from among the following:

Course NameCredit Hours
Administrative Law: Federal2
Administrative Law: Texas2
Conflict of Laws3
Federal Courts3

Finally, Business Litigation students complete at least two additional substantive classes from among the following courses:

Course NameCredit Hours
Business Organizations: Current Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions2
Commercial Law: Negotiable Instruments3
Commercial Law: Secured Transactions3
Creditors� Remedies2
Employment Discrimination3
Employment Relations3
Securities Regulation3
White Collar Crime3

For more information, see Professors Wren, Bates, Miller, or Underwood.

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November 10
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November 27-30
    Thanksgiving Holiday

December 20 - January 4
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January 19
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 28
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January 31
    Exam Period Begins

February 6
    Exams End

February 7

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