Family Law Course Planning

Knowledge Base

Knowledge Fundamentals

For this pathway, from the Fundamentals List, be sure to take:

Pathway Knowledge Foundations

Plan to take all of these:

Specialized Courses

Take some of these courses, according to your interest: (Many not offered every year)

Specific Family Relationships

Families and Social Justice


Professional Skills

Skills Fundamentals

Don’t overlook the skills fundamentals recommended for all lawyers:

Pathways Skills


Law Office Management

Real Life Lawyering


Enroll in a clinic to explore legal practice and deepen your knowledge and skills necessary for the practice of Family Law:


Extern with an approved non-profit in the Pacific Northwest or the U.S such as:

  • Family Law CASA
  • Center for Children and Youth Justice-Lawyers Fostering Independence
  • Defender Association, The-Dependency Unit
  • LegalVoice

Or develop a new placement with the Externship Director.

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