Summer Domestic Program

Valparaiso Law 2017 Summer Study Program

This program runs from May 22 through July 7, 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 Friday, May 26.  The deadline to withdraw from a course with a W is Wednesday, June 7.  Failure to drop or withdraw from courses results in full payment for the course.

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


Law 210-A  Evidence

(2L requirement)

3 cr. – Professor David Vandercoy

T-W-R 9:00-a.m.-10:40 a.m.

Classroom 160 Benson


Law 220-A  Legal Profession

(2L requirement)

2 cr. – Associate Dean David Cleveland

T-R 3:00 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Classroom 160 Benson


Law 230AA-A  Legal Writing II

(2L requirement) (Enrollment limited to 12)

1 cr. – Associate Dean David Cleveland

T-R 1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

Classroom 158 Ulbricht


Law 230ID-A  Legal Writing II

(2L requirement) (Enrollment limited to 12)

1 cr. – Professor Katharine Wehling

M-W-R 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. (This course is 5 weeks)

Heritage Hall 215


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, rising 2Ls only)

2 cr. – Professors Lesniewski & Kass

M-W 1:30 p.m.- 3:10 p.m.

Classroom 158 Ulbricht


Law 250-A  Constitutional Law I

(2L requirement)

2 cr. – Professor Faisal Kutty

T-W 3:30 p.m.- 5:10 p.m.

Classroom 155 Ulbricht


Law 411-A  Debtor/Creditor

3 cr. – Professor Bernard Trujillo

M-W 2:40 p.m.- 5:10 p.m.

Classroom 155 Pelzer


Law 437-A  Intellectual Property

3 cr. – Professor Cichowski

T-W-R  9:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. (This course is 5 weeks)

Classroom 158 Ulbricht


Law-477-OL  Law & Technology

(Enrollment limited to 20; Available to rising 3Ls only)

3 cr. — Emily Janoski-Haehlen

Online Course


Law 652-A  Trial Practice I

(Enrollment limited to 12)

3 cr. – Professor David Welter

T-W 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Heritage 117


Law 724-OL  Summer Semester in Practice

1 cr. – Associate Dean Howard

Course limited to students registered for externships.  Required for all externships 3 credits and above.


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 at least 45 hrs. per credit.  Graded on an S/U basis.  Externship guidelines are available from Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, and registration forms are on Symplicity.