Students must complete 15 credit hours in order to complete a certificate in this concentration. Students who successfully complete the
concentration will receive a Certificate of Concentration and a notation on their Chase transcript. Students must pass all courses within the program with a 2.5 or higher. They must include:
Students must complete 15+ hours of community service in a child or family-serving agency approved in advance by Chase faculty.
Students must complete a minimum of two hours of observation in a domestic relations/family court and complete a reflection. A reflection form will be available on the Concentration web page.
Students must complete a minimum of 20 hours participating in a child or family law-related leadership activity. Sample activities may include: writing an article for a bar journal, sitting on the board of a legal non-profit, participating in a leadership training program for lawyers, or providing community education workshops on a particular issue. This activity must be approved in advance by Chase faculty.
Chase faculty will offer annual twice-a-year cohort meetings and advising sessions, and annual networking opportunities with practitioners, Chase graduates and employers in the local area.
If you have questions or need information about the Certificate of Concentration, please contact:
Professor Amy Halbrook
Nunn Hall 545