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LAW 861 v00 : Presentation Skills for International Lawyers

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jp587 Pessey, Jean-Baptiste
LAW 861 v00: Presentation Skills for International Lawyers
Presentation Skills for International Lawyers
Th 5:45-7:45p
Special Requirement


This course is graded honors-pass-fail and is only open to foreign-educated LL.M. students (i.e., those students who do not have a U.S. J.D. degree).

This class is restricted to students enrolled in the Two-Year (Extended) LL.M. with Certificate in Legal English for Foreign-Trained Lawyers.

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


Jean-Baptiste Pessey serves as Associate General Counsel and Director of Legal Resources at the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in Washington, D.C. He previously served as Assistant Director and Legal Contracts Counsel at Ernst &Young U.S. LLP in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining EY, Professor Pessey served as Assistant General Counsel for ACC. Professor Pessey previously practiced as an attorney in the dispute resolution department of Lovells (Paris) LLP and Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP. He also served as a consultant for various units of the World Bank Group.

Professor Pessey graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He received a Master of Laws in international law (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies) and a Master of Laws in business and tax law (Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées) from the University of Panthéon Assas –Paris II, as well as an LL.M. from Georgetown Law.

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