Insurance Law Clinic – 7008
The Insurance Law Clinic offers 2Ls and 3Ls an excellent opportunity to learn litigation skills and insurance basicswhile effectively and confidently representing individuals during all stages of an insurance claim and/or dispute with an insurer.
Work will include investigating, preparing and tendering an insurance claim, writing demand letters to insurers, drafting litigation pleadings, including complaints, discovery documents, motions, briefs, settlement agreements and other court documents, dealing with clients and opposing counsel, and courtroom litigation and ADR.
The Clinic’s coverage cases deal with many types of insurance, including: auto liability, homeowner’s property, health and disability, life, and commercial general liability (CGL).
Through classroom instruction and case supervision, students will learn the basic concepts and legal principles involved in property and liability insurance, and they will gain experience in a broad range of practice skills, such as negotiation, legal writing, case investigation, mediation, client counseling and state court practice.