Advocacy | St. Clair College
Course Code
PLG365
Course Credit
3

This course prepares students to effectively advocate on behalf of clients before a court or tribunal decision-maker. Students develop skills and techniques to properly represent and advocate throughout a court or tribunal process including preparing the client and witnesses presenting opening and closing statements conducting examinations and cross-examinations and introducing and challenging evidence. The ethics of advocacy will be examined and relevant rules of professional conduct revisited. Students will be coached using a range of exercises in preparation for mock trials.