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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: (208) 885-2255

Fax: (208) 885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: (208) 364-4560

Fax: (208) 334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is held the week immediately preceding the first day of fall semester classes. Attendance is mandatory. All students must attend each day of the orientation program.

Dates: Monday, Aug. 15 - Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

An updated orientation schedule will be available by mid-July.

Orientation Schedule

This day focuses on professional considerations and what it means to be a successful law student and lawyer.

Time Event
7:30-8:15 Registration, Light Breakfast, Pictures (106), Building Tours
Foyer
8:15-9:00 Convocation
Courtroom
9:10-10:15 Professionalism Part 1: Inclusion Workshop
Courtroom
10:15 Professionalism Part 2: Workshop with Distinguished Attorneys on Legal Practice and Civility in the Profession

10:15-10:45: Opening Session Courtroom
10:45-11:00: Pick up Box Lunches in Foyer and Walk to Location TBD
11:00-1:00: Small Group Discussions with Mentors  Location TBD
1:00-1:15: Return to College of Law
1:15-1:50:Concluding Session Courtroom
2:00-2:30 Professionalism Part 3: Honor Code with Dean Adams
Courtroom
2:30-3:00 Signing of the Honor Code
Foyer

Time Event
8:30-9:00 Refreshments
9:00-10:15 Introduction to Legal Analysis
Rooms 103, 104 and 105
10:30-11:15 Intentional Torts Module (1 of 3) and Demystification of the Socratic Method (Part I)
Rooms 103, 104 and 105
11:20-12:00 Intentional Torts Module (2 of 3) and Demystification of the Socratic Method (Part II) with Dean Adams
Room 104
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Foyer
1:00-2:00 Intentional Torts (3 of 3) with Prof. Macfarlane
Room 104
2:15-3:00 Introduction to Case Reading & Briefing with Profs. Running, Beckett & McIntosh (LRW Professors)
Rooms 103, 104 & 105
3:10-3:25 Introduction to College of Law IT Services
Courtroom

Time Event
8:30-9:00 Refreshments
9:00-10:15 Battery Module (1 of 2) & Advanced Demystification of Socratic Method (Part 1)
Rooms 103, 104 & 105
10:30-11:15 Battery Module (2 of 2) with Prof. B. Cover
Room 104
11:20-12:00 Assault Module (1 of 1) with Prof. A. Cover
Room 104
12:00-1:00 Lunch
Foyer
1:00-2:00 Introduction to Outlining
Rooms 103, 104 & 105
2:15-3:00 Introduction to Essay Writing
Rooms 103, 104 & 105
3:15-4:15 Trial Advocacy Instructions with Prof. Laflin
Courtroom

Time Event
8:30-9:00 Refreshments
9:00-10:15 IIED & Consent Module and Advanced Demystification of the Socratic Method with Prof. Beard & Dean Dodge
Room 104
10:30-11:15 Intro to Systematic Problem Solving with Director Cude
Room 104
11:20-12:00 Applied Outlining & Essay Writing with Director Luebbert
Room 104
12:00-1:00 Lunch with Faculty and Staff
Foyer
1:00-2:00 Skills Review & Real Life Exercise
Rooms 103, 104 & 105
2:15-3:00  Real Life Exercise (continued)
Rooms 103, 104 & 105

Time Event
8:00-5:00 Trial Advocacy Participation
Meet at assigned locations and times.

Time Event
1:30-3:30 Lawyering Fundamentals Final Exam
Rooms 103 & 105

There are four required programs per semester.

All programs are in the Courtroom from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m.

Fall 2016

Monday, August 29: Achieving Academic Success
Monday, October 3: Planning Your Law School Career-The Basics
Monday, October 17: Introduction to the Career Development Office and the Pro Bono Requirement
Monday, November 7: Academic Opportunities: Emphasis Areas, Concurrent Degrees, Clinics, & Externships/Clinical Opportunities

Spring 2017

Monday, January 23: Dealing with Good News and Bad: Success in the Second Semester
Monday, February 6: Academic Planning for 2L & 3L Year – Curricular Options in Two Locations
Monday, March 6: Managing Law School Finances & Debt Load
Monday, April 10: Getting the Most Professionally Out of Your Summer and Fall

College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Phone: (208) 885-2255

Fax: (208) 885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: (208) 364-4560

Fax: (208) 334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu