Adjunt Faculty, Law Clerk for the Honorable Paul A. Magnuson, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court
Aaron Knoll graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in 2012. Since law school, Knoll has clerked for Justice Christopher J. Dietzen on the Minnesota Supreme Court, has practiced in the business-litigation group at Faegre Baker Daniels and now clerks for Judge Paul A. Magnuson on the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Knoll also coaches the law school's ABA moot-court team, which advanced to the National competition. Having navigated both sides of the bench, Knoll has learned what makes for effective legal writing and oratory, and what does not. He is eager to share that knowledge with the students.
|715||Lawyering Skills III||2|
|Description of course 715 :||This course will focus on the skills necessary for success- fully pursuing an appeal. After a brief introduction to the appellate process and its corresponding procedural rules, students will learn to evaluate a case for appeal, identify and narrow issues, develop a persuasive theory, and write an effective appellate brief. Additionally, students will present a 15-minute oral argument on their briefs to a moot court.|