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School of Law

Real Estate Practice

The real estate practice concentration gives students the opportunity to study various issues in real estate law in depth. Core courses cover land use and real estate finance; from there, the student is able to choose from such electives as construction law, environmental law and local economic development. An experiential course is required to complete the concentration. The faculty adviser for this concentration is Audrey McFarlane.

Required courses:
Land Use
Real Estate Finance

Choose two of the following courses:
Administrative Law or Maryland Administrative Law
Advanced Real Estate Taxation
Bankruptcy and Creditor Remedies
Business Bankruptcy
Business Organizations
Construction Law
Environmental Law
Federal Income Taxation

Choose one of the following courses that satisfy either the scholarly upper-level writing requirement or the workshop upper-level writing requirement:
Coastal Law Seminar
Commercial Real Estate Workshop
Community Development Clinic I
Residential Real Estate Workshop
Environmental and Toxic Torts Seminar
Local Economic Development Seminar

Choose one of the following experiential courses or activities:
Attorney Practice Internship involving real estate law (approved by the Director of the Attorney Practice Internship Community Development Clinic I)
Community Development Clinic II
Any Environmental Law Moot Court Team
University of Baltimore Journal of Land and Development editorial board membership

Note: Students receiving credit for the Community Development Clinic will satisfy the requirements for the last two categories.