NKU Chase offers its students a rich selection of courses designed to allow them to pursue various areas of interest.  While all students must take some required courses, as well as some 'core' courses, students have a large selection of electives from which to choose.  Whether students are interested in corporate law, employment law, criminal law, intellectual property law, or any other area of specialization, Chase's selection of electives should provide all students with the opportunity to pursue their specific interests.  However, if a student wishes not to specialize while in law school, he or she will find more than enough courses covering a wide range of topics.

Required Courses:

Basic Legal Skills (Research)
Basic Legal Skills (Writing)
Civil Procedure I
Civil Procedure II
Constitutional Law I
Constitutional Law II
Contracts I
Contracts II
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Legal Analysis and Problem Solving
Legal Studies**
Professional Responsibility
Property I
Property II
Torts I
Torts II


**Evening students only

Core Courses:

Administrative Law
Business Organizations
Family Law
Tax: Federal Income Taxation
UCC: Payment Systems
UCC: Sales and Secured Transactions*
Wills and Trusts

*If you are interested in the area of corporate
and securities law, see recommended courses.


Elective Courses:

Accounting for Lawyers
Advanced Appellate Advocacy
Advanced Criminal Law - Habeas
Advanced Criminal Law - Sentencing
Advanced Field Placement Clinic
Advanced Legal Analysis Strategies
Advanced Legal Research
Advanced Online Legal Research
Advanced Small Business & Nonprofit Law Clinic
Applied Complex Litigation
Applied Ethics
Arbitration Competition
Art Law
Broadcast/Telecommunications/Internet Law
Business Basics for Lawyers
Business Boot Camp
Children's Law Center Clinic
Chinese Business Law
Client Centered Practice
Client Counseling Competition
Climate Change and the Law
Complex Problem Solving
Conflict of Laws
Constitutional Law Seminar
Constitutional Litigation Clinic
Contract Drafting**
Criminal Litigation
Death Penalty Seminar
Deposition Strategies
Domestic Violence Law Prosecution and Trial
Domestic Violence Law Seminar
Drafting International Business Transactions
Effective Legal Analysis
Elder Law
Employee Benefits Litigation
Employment Discrimination
Employment Law
Energy & Environmental Law: Renewables
Entertainment Law
Environmental Aspects of Business Transactions
Environmental Law
Essential Quantitative Skills for Lawyers
Facts, Storytelling & Persuasion
Field Placement Clinic
Field Placement Seminar
Foundations Review I
Foundations Review II
Foundations Review III
Healthcare Law

Information Privacy Law
Insurance Law
Inter-School Competition (Appellate Advocacy/Moot Court)
Intellectual Property Survey**
Intellectual Property and Other Intangible Rights:  Drafting and Negotiating Strategies
International Law
Interviewing, Counseling, and Negotiating
Introduction to CyberLaw
Juvenile Law
Kentucky Innocence Project
Kentucky Practice and Procedure
Labor Law
Law Practice Management
Law Practice Technology
Law Review
Legal App Development
Legal Drafting
Legal Drafting - Litigation
Legal History
Legislation and Statutory Interpretation
Mergers & Acquisitions**
Modern Real Estate Transactions
National Security Law
Patent Law
Patent Prosecution
Pretrial Litigation
Representing Small Businesses
Securities Regulation**
Semester in Practice
Sexuality, Identity, and the Law
Small Business & Nonprofit Law Clinic**
Sports Law
Startups and Venture Capital Law**
State Constitutional Law
Supervised Independent Study
Supreme Court Seminar
Tax - ABA Tax Competition
Tax - Advanced Income Tax Concepts
Tax - Business Organizations and Business Planning**
Tax - IRS Legal Counsel Externship
Tax - Tax Moot Court Inter-School Competition
Tax Litigation
The Business of Law: Creative Thinking for Lawyers and their Clients
Trial Advocacy
Trial Advocacy Competition
Voir Dire Strategies
Witness Preparation
Worker's Compensation
**If you are interested in the area of corporate
and securities law, see recommended courses.