Irina V. Gott
J.D., Suffolk University Law School
B.A., University of Connecticut
Professor Gott recently joined the Legal Practice faculty. She comes to Roger Williams with over five years of experience teaching legal writing at several Boston schools, including Suffolk University Law School, Northeastern School of Law, and New England School of Law. After graduating from law school, Professor Gott spent ten years practicing as a litigation associate in Boston. During that time she represented clients in contract and probate disputes and other civil matters. Professor Gott has also successfully represented clients pro bono in political asylum cases. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and Suffolk University Law School.
LAW.610Legal Practice IClick to Open
This skills course trains students in the traditional methods of case and statutory analysis, legal research and writing. The skills are developed through graded exercises, library research, and written work. Students prepare a client opinion letter and two office memoranda.
Course TypeCore Course
Course DegreeJuris DoctorMaster of Studies in Law
LAW.611Legal Practice IIClick to Open
This skills course complements Legal Methods I. The emphasis is on the development of advocacy skills through problem analysis, legal research, the writing of an appellate brief and the presentation of oral argument. Students are trained in computer-aided legal research.