Elder Law Externship

This course will cover the growing legal needs of the Elderly. Ethical issued raised in representing the elderly, income maintenance, health care, long-term care, competency, and guardianship. Efforts will be made to familiarize the students with the medical considerations of an aging population. Students will work with the Probate division of the Circuit Court and members of the Elder Law Bar strategies to deal with a continually aging population and case management issues. There will be a classroom component to the externship.

Prerequisites: Professional Responsibility, Wills & Trusts
Course Credit: 4 credits (one semester)
Grading: This is a Pass/Fail clinic
Faculty: Jackie Schneider