General Sessions Practicum

Credit Hours:

Honorable Angelita Blackshear Dalton


This course provides practical insights into the General Sessions Court practice. The class focuses on applying relevant rules and procedures for civil and criminal court actions, as well as the proper filing of court forms. Students will hear from experienced lawyers on the art of negotiating, trial techniques, and maintaining client relationships. Students will learn the various stages of a case as it moves through the General Sessions Court. Students also will represent a client in at least one criminal or civil matter under the supervision of a licensed attorney.