Campbell Law School

Practice Areas Course Groupings

The Practice Areas represent a suggested concentration of courses that a student should consider taking if he or she anticipates practicing in one of the nine identified areas. Unlike the track system, no certificate is given and no courses are required. These Practice Areas are suggestions only.

Business Law More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Contracts I and II
Property I and II

Upper-level required courses:    
Business Organizations
Sales and Leases
Secured Transactions

Strongly-suggested electives:        
Business Planning*                        
Corporations:  From Formation to Major Transactions I*
Financial Accounting for Lawyers
Income Taxation
Intellectual Property
International Business Transactions
Securities Regulation*
Taxation of Business Entities*

Recommended electives:            
Advanced Real Property
Antitrust
Bankruptcy
Corporations:  From Formation to Major Transactions II*
Client Counseling
Employment Discrimination
Employment Relations
Environmental Law
Federal Crimes Seminar
International Business Litigation and Arbitration
International Trade Law
Products Liability
Real Property Planning

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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Civil Litigation More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Civil Procedure I and II
Constitutional Law I
Contracts I and II
Legal Research and Writing I and II
Property I and II
Torts I and II
               
Upper-level required courses:    
Constitutional Law II
Evidence
Professional Responsibility & Ethics
Sales & Leases
Trial Advocacy
       
Strongly-suggested electives:        
Advanced Trial & Appellate Advocacy*
Complex Litigation
E-Discovery
Federal Courts
Government Litigation
Jury Selection
Pretrial Litigation
Remedies

Recommended electives:            
Administrative Law
Advanced Legal Research
Client Counseling
Conflict of Laws
Employment Discrimination
Employment Relations
Environmental Law
Insurance Law
Intellectual Property Litigation*
International Business Litigation and Arbitration
Law & Medicine
Mediation Advocacy
Products Liability
Public School Law Litigation Seminar  
Scientific Evidence*
Senior Law Clinic
Workers’ Compensation

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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Criminal Litigation More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Constitutional Law I
Criminal Law

Upper-level required courses:     
Constitutional Law II
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Trial Advocacy

Strongly-suggested electives:        
Criminal Procedure Adjudication
Criminal Trial Practice
Federal Crimes Seminar
Jury Selection
NC Prosecution Advocacy I
NC Prosecution Advocacy II
Plea Bargaining

Recommended electives:             
Advanced Criminal Law Seminar
Capital Punishment Jurisprudence
Client Counseling
Great Trials            
Juvenile Justice Mediation Project
Scientific Evidence*

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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Estates & Trusts More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Property I and II
Legal Research and Writing I and II
Professional Skills – Advocacy
                       
Upper-level required courses:    
Wills and Trusts
Business Organizations
Evidence
Secured Transactions

Strongly-suggested electives:        
Agricultural Law and Policy
Client Counseling
Estate Administration*
Estate and Gift Taxation
Estate Planning*
Financial Accounting for Lawyers
                   
Recommended electives:            
Bankruptcy        
Business Planning*
Conflict of Laws
Family Law
Family Law Planning*
Foundations of Law
Health Law Seminar
Income Tax
Senior Law Clinic
Social Security Disability Law
Taxation of Business Entities*

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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General Practitioner More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Civil Procedure I and II
Constitutional Law I
Contracts I and II
Criminal Law
Legal Research & Writing I and II
Property I and II
Torts I and II
       
Upper-level required courses:    
Business Organizations
Constitutional Law II
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Professional Responsibility & Ethics
Sales & Leases
Trial Advocacy
Wills & Trusts
       
Strongly-suggested electives:        
Criminal Trial Practice
Estate Administration*
Estate & Gift Taxation
Estate Planning*
Family Law
Mediation Advocacy
Pretrial Litigation
               
Recommended electives:            
Administrative Law
Advanced Trial & Appellate Advocacy*
Business Planning
Client Counseling
E-Discovery
Employment Discrimination
Employment Relations
Family Law Planning*
Financial Accounting for Lawyers
Insurance Law
Jury Selection
Real Property Planning
Remedies
Senior Law Clinic
Social Security Disability Law
Scientific Evidence*
Workers’ Compensation

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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Government & Regulatory Affairs More ▼

First-year required courses:    
Civil Procedure I & II
Constitutional Law I
Legal Writing
    
Upper-level required courses:    
Constitutional Law II
    
Strongly-suggested electives:    
Administrative Law
Federal Courts
Government Litigation
Local Government Law
    
Recommended electives:    
Advanced Legal Research
Agricultural Law and Policy
Disability Law
Education Law Seminar
Employment Discrimination
Employment Relations
Environmental Law
Firearms Law and the Second Amendment
Health Law Seminar
Immigration and Refugee Law and Practice
International Trade Law
Juvenile Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Law
Law and Public Policy
Military Law
National Security Law
North Carolina Constitutional Law    
Ocean and Coastal Law
Public School Law Litigation Seminar
Securities Regulation*
Special Education Law
Social Security Disability Law
Workers’ Compensation

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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Health Law More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Constitutional Law I
Contracts I and II
Legal Research and Writing I and II
Torts I and II
                   
Upper-level required courses:    
Business Organizations
Constitutional Law II
Evidence

Strongly-suggested electives:        
Administrative Law
Health Law Seminar
               
Recommended electives:            
Advanced Legal Research
Antitrust
Disability Law
Employment Relations
Government Litigation
Intellectual Property Law
Law & Medicine
Local Government Law
Mediation Advocacy
Patent Law
Products Liability
Senior Law Clinic
Social Security Disability Law
Special Education Law

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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Intellectual Property More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Civil Procedure I and II
Contracts I and II
Property I and II

Upper-level required courses:     
Business Organizations
Evidence
Trial Advocacy

Strongly-suggested electives:     
Copyright Law
Intellectual Property Licensing*
Intellectual Property Litigation*
Introduction to Intellectual Property
Patent Law*
Patent Preparation and Prosecution*
Trademark and Unfair Competition

Recommended electives:            
Administrative Law
Antitrust
Client Counseling
Corporations: From Formation to Major Transactions I and II*
First Amendment Seminar*
International Business Litigation and Arbitration
International Business Transactions
Media and Entertainment Law
Pretrial Litigation
Remedies

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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Real Property More ▼

First-year required courses:        
Property I and II
Contracts I and II                
Torts I and II
Legal Research and Writing I and II

Upper-level required courses:    
Wills and Trusts
Business Organizations
Constitutional Law II
Professional Responsibility & Ethics
                   
Strongly-suggested electives:        
Advanced Real Property
Common Interest Communities Lawyering Skills Seminar
Environmental Law
Estate Administration
Ocean and Coastal Law
Real Property Planning

Recommended electives:            
Agricultural Law and Policy
Bankruptcy                    
Conflict of Laws
Foundations of Law
Income Tax
Insurance Law
Remedies                            

Electives with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite courses before enrollment

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