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Estate Planning and Tax Track

General Practice Concentration

Concentration Advisor: Professor Richard Gaffney and Professor Martha Jordan

In addition to completing required first-year courses, the required courses in Corporations,[1] Evidence, and Professional Responsibility, students wishing to fulfill the General Practice Concentration – Estate Planning and Tax Track must complete four additional courses in the upper level curriculum, as follows:

Required Courses

Basic Federal Income Taxation
Estates and Trusts


Elective Courses

Choose two additional courses from below:

Simulation Courses

Estates and Trusts Skills Simulation

Clinics and Externships

High-credit Externship*
Judicial Externship*
Non-profit Externship *
Summer Intensive General Externship*

Upper-Level Writing Courses

Directed Research*

Other Courses

Accounting for Lawyers
Income Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
Partnership and LLC Taxation

*Requires approval of Concentration Advisor after consultation with faculty member supervising the clinic/externship/paper.

[1] Corporations I and II; or Corporate and Partnership Law, and Advanced Corporate Law and Business Entities