Experiential Courses

The value we place on experiential education in the law school curriculum is evident in our strong commitment to clinics and externships and in the integration of experiential education throughout our core curriculum.

From the first year of law school through graduation, Syracuse law students have myriad options for practical experience. The following list details the experiential courses in our curriculum that satisfy both the ABA graduation requirement and the New York State bar admission requirement for experiential learning.

You can also review the experiential courses listed below at the course descriptions webpages.

630 Negotiation1 Credit | Fall
641 Fact investigation & Analysis3 Credits | Spring
643 Land Use and Zoning Laws3 Credits | Spring
644 National Security Lawyering3 Credits | Spring
645 Negotiation for Lawyers​3 Credits | Spring
690 LCR III: Transactional Drafting2 Credits | Fall, Spring
690 Writing in Criminal Litigation​2 Credits | Fall
690 LCR III: Research and Rhetoric2 Credits | Fall, Spring
690 Legal Communications & Research​2 Credits | Fall
690 LCR III: Writing for Trial & Appellate Judges​2 Credits | Spring
700 National Security Law​3 Credits | Fall, Spring
709 Capital Habeas Defense Practicum​1 Credit | Fall
719 Mediation Skills​2 Credits | Spring
725 Distressed Dealmaking1 Credit | Fall
731 Selecting Your Jury​1 Credit | Fall
754 Trial practice​3 Credits | Fall, Spring
761 Appellate Advocacy Skills​3 Credits | Fall, Spring
769 Trial Practice – Advanced2 Credits | Spring
772 Alt. Dispute Resolutions​3 Credits | Fall, Spring
793 Legal Applications3 Credits | Fall, Spring
806 Legal Interviewing & Counseling​3 Credits | Fall, Spring
811 General Counsel​3 Credits | Spring
815 Innovation Law-Practicum​3 Credits | Fall, Spring
819 Family Law Mediation and Collab. Law​3 Credits | Spring
824 Advising the Startup I​3 Credits | Fall
825 Advising the Startup II3 Credits | Spring
827 Corporate Financing Transactions2 Credits | Spring
848 Adj. of Employment Disputes2 Credits | Spring
864 Estate Planning​3 Credits | Spring
882 Law and Practice of Electronic Discovery​3 Credits | Spring
883 Central Challenges in National Security Law & Policy​3 Credits | Fall
884 Adv. Litigation Skills​3 Credits | Spring
889 International Human Rights & Disability Law3 Credits | Spring
893 Professional Skills: Negotiation1.5 Credits | Spring
893 Professional Skills: Model Rules to Role Models1.5 Credits | Spring
893 Professional Skills: Lawyers Counselor1.5 Credits | Spring
893 Professional Skills: Trial Advocacy3 Credits | Spring
893 Trial Advocacy3 Credits | Spring
901 FlexEx Seminar1 Credit | Spring
901 JDi Externship Seminar​1 Credit | Fall, Spring
901 NYCEx Seminar1 Credit | Spring
901 PhillyEx Lawyer Semimnar1 Credit | Spring
901 Washington Lawyer Seminar1 Credit | Spring
902 DCEx12 Credits | Spring
902 FlexEx12 Credits | Spring
902 JDi Externship Placement2-5 Credits | Fall, Spring
902 NYCEx12 Credits | Spring
902 PhillyEx12 Credits | Spring
903 Criminal Defense Law Clinic6 Credits | Fall, Spring
905 Criminal Defense Law Clinic II1-4 Credits | Fall, Spring
906 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic II1-4 Credits | Fall, Spring
909 Bankruptcy Clinic1-2 Credits | Fall, Spring
912 Elder & Health Law Clinic6 Credits | Fall, Spring
913 Elder & Health Law Clinic II1-4 Credits | Fall, Spring
914 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic3 Credits | Fall, Spring
920 NY Lawyer Seminar1 Credit | Fall, Spring
921 NYEx2,3, or 12 Credits | Fall, Spring
923 Disability Rights Clinic3 or 6 Credits | Fall
924 Disability Rights Clinic II1-4 Credits | Fall
926 Veteran’s Legal Clinic6 Credits | Fall, Spring
928 Veteran’s Legal Clinic II1-4 Credits | Fall, Spring
934 Virtual Advocacy1 Credit | Fall
944 Advanced Legal Topics: The Corporate Lawyer in a Sustainable World2 Credits | Fall
954 Transactional Law Clinic II1-4 Credits | Fall
955 Transactional Law Clinic6 Credits | Fall, Spring
957 Children’s Rights Clinic6 Credits | Fall, Spring
958 Children’s Rights Clinic II1-4 Credits | Fall, Spring