Have a core understanding of the principles of fundamental areas of American substantive and procedural law, including civil procedure, torts, contracts, property, criminal law, constitutional law, evidence, business organizations and trusts and estates.
Comprehend, analyze and synthesize legal texts and apply the legal principles extracted from the texts to new factual circumstances.
Demonstrate an ability to use effective oral and written communication.
Demonstrate the ability to conduct essential practice skills including effective problem-solving, fact investigation, interviewing, negotiating, counseling, and legal research.
Exercise proper professional and ethical behavior toward their clients and the legal system and progress in the development of their professional identity.
Demonstrate a commitment to public and community service.