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Getting ready for real life Law Practice


Charlotte School of Law's goal is to train students to solve the legal problems and challenges of individuals, businesses and other entities in their communities and to be leaders in their communities.

Our Practice Ready Education Program is a roots effort to reflect the best practices in legal education. Through experiential education, professors add a layer of structure, guidance and reflection to enhance learning from experience.

The practice ready opportunities we offer range from practice-based simulations to real-world mentee opportunities with experienced attorneys to actual practice experience representing clients under the supervision of an experienced attorney.

At Charlotte School of Law, practice ready education ensures that students acquire the knowledge, skills and values they need to succeed in the practice of law. We strive to produce graduates with a level of demonstrated proficiency in ten areas of knowledge, skills, and values:
 
  1. Intellectual and Analytical Reasoning
  2. Problem-Solving and Solution Design
  3. Written and Oral Communication
  4. Information and Community Technology
  5. Negotiation
  6. Practice Management
  7. Professional Relations
  8. Professional Ethics
  9. Leadership in Social Responsibility
  10. Self-Reflection and Lifelong Learning

Through practice ready education, professors add a layer of structure, guidance, and reflection to enhance learning from experience. We emphasize analytical legal reasoning, skills development, and professional and ethical considerations across the curriculum, offering opportunities for learning in context that range from practice-based simulations to real-world practice experiences under the supervision of an experienced attorney.
 

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