Elective Prerequisites for Juris Doctor

Students may generally schedule elective courses at any time in the second or third year (consistent with their required schedule); however, certain electives may be taken only after satisfactory completion of a prerequisite course.

 

Prerequisites for the following elective courses are as follows:

 
Elective Prerequisite
   
Estate Planning
Wealth Transfers

 

Trust & Estates

Advanced Family Law
Family Law Advocacy & Procedure

 

Family Law
Trust & Estates

Business Organizations 2
Business Planning & Drafting
Business Transactions: Venture Capital & Private Equity
Business Transactions: Mergers & Acquisitions Planning & Drafting
Business Transactions: Debt Financing for Business Organizations
Securities Regulation

Business Organizations 1
Civil Liberties
Separation of Church & State
Constitutional Law

Advanced Criminal Procedure
Criminal Practice & Procedure
White Collar Crime

Criminal Procedure

Healthcare Fraud & Abuse
(may be taken concurrently)

Healthcare Law

Copyright Law
Trademark Practice & Disputes
Intellectual Property Clinic
Patent Practice & Disputes
Intellectual Property Clinic

Intellectual Property

Patent Law

 

Patent Practice & Disputes or Trademark Practice & Disputes

 

Advanced Oil & Gas Principles & Drafting Oil & Gas

Trial Advocacy: Advanced Trial Preparation

Practice Court 1

The following capstones must be preceded by these courses:

Capstone Prerequisite Courses
Administration of Estates Capstone Administration of Estates
Trust & Estates

Business Planning Capstone

Business Organizations 1
Business Organizations 2
Business Planning & Drafting
Securities Regulation
Taxation of Individuals & Family Businesses

Taxation of Business Entities

Intellectual Property Capstone

Copyright Law
E-Commerce Law
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Litigation
Patent Law
Trademark Practice & Disputes

Wealth Transfers Capstone Trust & Estates
Wealth Transfers