I. Fundamentals

Two of three courses required

Students may satisfy the Family Law I course requirement by participating in either of the family law clinics, i.e., the Remington center's Family Law Project (a prison-based clinical program) or the Economic Justice Institute's Family Court Clinic.

II. Advanced Principles

Two of these courses

III. Simulation and Experiential Component

Students are required to complete a minimum of six credits of simulation and/or experiential course work. They can satisfy the requirement by participating in:

IV. Economics of Family Law

Family lawyers must have a grasp of the many issues involved in family law and must also have a working knowledge of tax, estate planning and business law. Students must take at least one of the following courses:

V. Elective Courses

Students are required to take an additional two elective courses related to Family Law:

Additional Requirements

Student earning a 3.5 cumulative average in courses fulfilling Family Law Concentration requirements will receive Honors in the Concentration.  If you believe you qualify for honors in the concentration, you need to submit along with your transcript a calculation of your GPA in the courses fulfilling the concentration, showing that your cumulative GPA in those courses is 3.5 or higher.

Questions with respect to the above Concentration requirements should be sent to Professor Tonya Brito at tlbrito@wisc.edu.

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