Employment and Labor 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:

Courts and Procedure

Substantive Law



Professional Skills

Skills Fundamentals

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

Pathways Skills

Research and Writing

Advocacy & Dispute Resolution


Real Life Lawyering


Enroll in a clinic to develop knowledge and skills necessary for the practice of Employment Law:


Extern with a pre-approved employment or labor organization or government agency in the Pacific Northwest, the U.S., or around the world, such as:

  • American Arbitration Association
  • Disability Rights Washington
  • Unemployment Law Project
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Seattle Field Office
  • Seattle City Attorney-Labor & Employment Section

Or develop a new placement with the Externship Director.

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