In accordance with ABA Standard 302, Florida State University College of Law has established learning outcomes that include competency in the following:
- Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law;
- Legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and written and oral communication in the legal context;
- Exercise of proper professional and ethical responsibilities to clients and the legal system; and
- Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession. These will vary depending on each student’s individual educational program but may include one or more of the following: interviewing, counseling, negotiation, fact development and analysis, trial practice, document drafting, conflict resolution, organization and management of legal work, collaboration, cultural competency, interdisciplinary analysis of law and policy, knowledge and understanding of the workings of the regulatory state, and self-evaluation.