Date Submitted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 23:56:43 GMT

LAW 351 v01 : Trial Practice

Last edit: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 23:56:39 GMT

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UserID Name Email
jr1800 Rydstrom, Jessica
DLW98 Williams, Derrick
LAW 351 v01: Trial Practice
Trial Practice
T 5:45-7:45p
Special Requirement


Civil Procedure (or Legal Process and Society); Criminal Justice (or Democracy and Coercion, or Criminal Procedure); Evidence.


Students may not receive credit for both this course and Trial Practice and Applied Evidence or Patent Trial Practice.

Would you like to offer the Pass/Fail grading option?

Does this course qualify as a "simulation course"?

Is this course available to distance students?

Is this a mandatory Pass-Fail course?


Personal Information


Jess Rydstrom litigates complex civil cases, with an emphasis on commercial and patent litigation and professional liability defense. She has represented corporations, professional firms, and individuals in a broad range of cases, at both the trial and appellate levels, in arbitration proceedings, and in congressional investigations. She has experience in a range of substantive areas, including commercial disputes, intellectual property, legal and accounting malpractice, products liability, and qui tam actions. Her recent trial experience includes a patent jury trial in federal court in California, a contract dispute in state court in Illinois, and a Hatch-Waxman case in Delaware.

A native Californian, Professor Rydstrom graduated with honors from Duke University School of Law, where she was Executive Editor of the Duke Law Journal and a member of the Moot Court Board. She joined the firm in 2009 after clerking for the Honorable Catherine C. Blake on the District of Maryland. Before law school, Professor Rydstrom worked as a legislative aide to Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren.

Professor Rydstrom is a member of the firm’s Women’s Initiative.

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