Summer Domestic Program

Valparaiso Law 2016 Summer Study Program

Summer Registration will begin on February 11, 2016 at 8:00 a.m..  Go to DataVU to register for summer classes.

This program runs from May 23 through July 8, with exams going through July 14.  The maximum number of hours you can take is 7 credit hours.  No classes are scheduled for holidays.

The deadline to drop or add a course is Thursday, May 27.  The deadline to withdraw from a course with a W is Wednesday, June 8.  Failure to drop or withdraw from courses results in full payment for the course.

Course Offerings: (See Law School Bulletin for course descriptions)


Law 203-A  Business Associations

4 cr. – Professor D.A. Jeremy Telman

M-T-W-R 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Heritage Hall Room 217


Law 210-A  Evidence

(2L requirement)

3 cr. – Professor Bruce Berner

M-W-R 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Classroom 160 Benson


Law 220-A  Legal Profession

(2L requirement)

2 cr. – Professor David Cleveland

M,R 2:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (10 minute break)

Classroom 158 Ulbricht


Law 230AA-A  Legal Writing II

(2L requirement) (Enrollment limited to 20)

1 cr. – Professor David Cleveland

M-R 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Classroom 158 Ulbricht


Law 232-A  International and Foreign Legal Research

1 cr. – Professor Debra Denslaw

M-R 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Heritage Hall Room 217


Law 243-A  Advanced Legal Research

(Enrollment limited to 12)

3 cr. – Professor Michael Bushbaum

T-R 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Library Room 18


Law 245-A  Pretrial Skills

(Enrollment limited to 12)

3 cr. – Professor Derrick Carter

T-R 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Heritage Hall Room 117


Law 246-A  Advanced Legal Analysis: MPT

(Enrollment limited to 20, 2Ls only)

2 cr. – Bethany Lesniewski & Kim Kass

M-W 12:30 p.m.-2:10 p.m.

Classroom 160 Benson


Law 420-A  Bankruptcy

4 cr. – Professor Bernard Trujillo

M-T-W 12:00-2:25 p.m.

Classroom 155 Pelzer

Law 477-OL  Technology in Law

(Enrollment limited to 20)

3 cr. – Professor Emily Janoski-Haehlen

Online Course


Law 652-A  Trial Practice I

(Enrollment limited to 12)

3 cr. – Professor David Welter

T-R 5:00 p.m. – 7:40 p.m.

Classroom 148 Stride Courtroom


Law 490 Independent Reading and Research

1, 2 or 3 cr. – Faculty

Offered with individual faculty approval (see Registrar’s web page for form).


Externships:  Externships have limited enrollment.  Not all externships may be available during the summer.  Student externs are expected to work no less than 135 hours for 3cr. (at least 45 hrs. per cr.)  Graded on an S/U basis.  Externship guidelines are available from Derrick Howard, 465-7864, and registration forms are available online.