Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAWS 786 Analytical Methods for Lawyers



Course Description

This course will provide an introduction to the analytical tools that help lawyers think and act more strategically and effectively regarding their clients problems and the lawyers practices. These tools are important to resolving increasingly complex decisions and understanding and applying commonly used quantitative analyses. Much of the subject matter will be taught through real world exercises that are derived from legal problems that lawyers must frequently resolve. The course's subject matter includes: decision analysis, game theory, strategical contracting, finance, and statistical analysis.