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Law & Technology Certificate Program Information

 

Law & Technology Certificate

 

NCCU Law is strongly committed to preparing students for the increasingly technology-driven legal industry. The Law & Technology Certificate recognizes successful completion of a focused course of technology and law study. Students who earn this Certificate will have completed classes and assignments that will ensure that the student has (1) developed competence in the area of law practice technology/legal technology and has (2) studied a broad range of law of technology/technology law subjects and engaged in an in-depth study in one or more technology law subjects.

 

Interim NCCU Law Dean Malik Edwards, Delany Davis '24, Associate Dean April Dawson


To obtain the LTC, students must take the following courses and complete the pro bono requirement:

  • Legal Technology, Equity & Leadership (2)
  • Law Office Practice Technology (3) or Law Practice Technology (2) 
  • Legal Tech Experiential Course (simulation course, law tech externship, or law tech clinic) (3)
  • Completion of at least two 2-3 hour technology law electives 
  • Completion of 25 legal tech-related pro bono hours by April 1 of the student's graduation year.

Eligibility: Rising 2Ls and rising 3LEs with at least a 2.34 GPA may register their intent to earn the Law & Technology Certificate after receiving spring grades using the Law & Technology Certificate Intent Form

 

To register intent, students will need to satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have a 2.34 GPA or above
  • Have an updated resume*
  • Have an updated cover letter*
  • Have an updated LinkedIn page

*Please review the Legal Tech Career Development Information page on this Libguide and contact the NCCU Law Office of Career Services and Professional Development for resume and cover letter review and assistance.

 

Please note that all LTC participants must meet regularly with TLPC faculty/staff and participate in additional activities outside the required course requirements.