Student Perspective on the Business Law Boot Camp: Adan Abu-Hakmeh | Law

Baylor Law’s Business Law Boot Camp is a week-long program that provides Baylor Law students with a practical, deep dive into various areas of law a corporate or business transactional lawyer deals with regularly. Taught by a diverse team of accomplished transactional attorneys, the Boot Camp courses are delivered via both classroom lectures and collaborative exercises.

Adan Abu-Hakmeh attended Baylor Law’s Business Law Boot Camp in 2022. Read her thoughts on the Boot Camp below.

Why did you apply for the Boot Camp? Did it meet your expectations?

While in Business Organizations I and II, Professor Miller was impressed how much information there is regarding transactional law and strategies but how little time there is to learn it all competently. When choosing my schedule, because of advocacy teams and my concentration in Health Law, I had a difficult time fitting in classes I wanted to take during the school year, so I wanted to boost my foundational knowledge and understanding regarding business law and transactions. Boot Camp was the perfect fit for me to refresh what I have already learned and get a practical basis for mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, tax law, and corporate formation.

What are your thoughts on what you learned during the Boot Camp?

Every single faculty lecturer at Business Law Bootcamp has years of experience, and has framed all of their lessons by teaching us practically how the theoretical concepts we have learned in our transactional quarter apply to situations brought up by real clients they’ve had in their careers .

I was so surprised that the lawyers that came in to talk to us have spoken openly and candidly about the trials and tribulations of their careers and paths to transactional law.

Overall, I deeply appreciate how excited every attorney

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