Developing one’s leadership potential is a lifelong endeavor, combining theoretical knowledge practice and applied skills. For Moritz students, the journey takes place both in the classroom and in the many co-curricular activities under the Program on Law and Leadership umbrella. In the classroom, Moritz core offering is a specialized class on leadership for lawyers called, fittingly, Lawyers as Leaders. In addition, many other Moritz expressly attend to issues of leadership.
Law Leadership Courses
- Advanced Communication Skills for Lawyers
- Climate Change Law
- Corporate Governance Law
- Dispute Resolution Processes: Theory and Practice
- Dispute System Design Workshop
- Lawyers as Leaders
- Legal Negotiations
- Legislation Clinic
- Mediation in Complex Litigation
- National Security Law
- Resolving Community Civil Rights Disputes
- Seminar on Disputed Elections
- The Purpose Debate—Societal Influence on Corporate Governance
- Venture Capital and Deal Making
- Washington, D.C. Summer Program
Non-Law Leadership Courses
Law students may take up to five semester credit hours in non-law coursework from other colleges and schools at Ohio State, including leadership-related courses from the Fisher College of Business and John Glenn College of Public Affairs, among others.
The Program on Law and Leadership curates a list of graduate-level leadership courses throughout Ohio State and strongly encourages students to expand their exposure to leadership training by working with other disciplines. Please contact Mary Rose Sullivan (Sullivan.firstname.lastname@example.org) at (614) 247-8879 or your faculty advisor for assistance with choosing courses that can further your leadership training.
Moritz Electives and Interdisciplinary Options
Students can also take several Moritz electives that further explore leadership and related issues. Additionally, law students may take up to five semester credit hours in course work from other colleges or departments at The Ohio State University, including leadership-related courses from the Fisher College of Business and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.