Certificate and Concentration Programs

At NKU Chase, students may choose to earn a Certificate through programs that focus on particular skill sets or a Concentration through programs that focus on particular law subject areas, while simultaneously obtaining a well-rounded legal education.

Learning Outcomes for Certificate in Advocacy Program

1.   Achieve proficiency in written advocacy

2.   Achieve proficiency in oral advocacy

3.   Achieve proficiency in client relations

4.   Achieve proficiency in Alternative Dispute Resolution skills

5.   Achieve proficiency in pre-trial and trial skills

6.   Achieve proficiency in curricular offerings related to advocacy

7.   Engage in leadership-building skills

8.   Achieve proficiency in overall law school curriculum

Learning Outcomes for Certificate in Transactional Law Program

1.   Achieve proficiency in several transactional-law-related subject areas

2.   Achieve and/or demonstrate proficiency in accounting and finance principles

3.   Achieve proficiency in drafting/writing in a transactional setting

4.   Understand the importance of providing pro bono services

Learning Outcomes for Labor and Employment Law Concentration

1.   Achieve proficiency in concepts of employment law and traditional labor law

2.   Achieve proficiency in drafting documents (including a research paper) related to employment law or labor law

3.   If not #2, above, achieve proficiency in working in a labor/employment law setting

Learning Outcomes for Tax Concentration

1.   Achieve proficiency in concepts of federal tax law

2.   Achieve proficiency in dealing “hands-on” with various tax issues

3.   Understand the importance of providing pro bono tax assistance for those who cannot afford it