"He has a good idea of what skills he wants his students to learn, as well as how to get the students to learn those skills."
"Incredibly knowledgeable and charismatic. I appreciate that he attempts to connect core concepts of the class with actual skills required at firms."
"He has a through grasp of legal analysis and teaches the difficult topic in a very intuitive manner. MOREOVER, he is receptive to all student comments and is almost always available to talk in person. He is an all around great professor."
"Overall this course was very helpful. I really appreciated how accessible the professor was. He was very helpful during office hours and helped me through my confusions. Also, I appreciated that he tried to help us through the stress of law school."
"Great enthusiasm and a strong awareness of how to better legal writing. Good organization. A sincere desire to help."
"Very engaging and super funny! It really shows that he cares about his students and that they learn and succeed in class."
"He knows the material so well that he is able to explain things in great detail. He also cultivates a great atmosphere in the classroom, making students very comfortable. He breaks down complex things very well."
"Prof. Holm is very enthusiastic to teaching and cares a lot about students. He is a very warm and funny person as well. He gives many other helpful and valuable suggestions to our career."
"The instructor’s greatest areas of strength are his empathy. Professor Holm relates really well with students, and I always feel as though he knows exactly what we are going through. He understands our concerns, addresses them, and gives helpful suggestions."
"The instructor’s greatest areas of strength are expertise, organization, ability to present material in a clear way, humor, willingness to help."
"I feel like I learned a lot and definitely got the best lawyering skills professor."
"The instructor is wonderful at answering questions, explaining issues, and provoking thoughtful discussion. He is also always available outside of class to respond to any further issues; he never feels hard to approach."
"The instructor’s greatest areas of strength are providing constructive criticism that improves our legal writing has been his greatest strength. He’s also very clear when teaching. Overall, he’s an exceptional teacher."
"I have found this course to be extremely useful for learning the skills that we will put to use on the job. I feel very lucky to have had Professor Holm as my instructor because he made the class very fun and interesting while also successfully conveying a wealth of knowledge in an extremely effective manner."
"I felt that this course helped me greatly improve my legal research and writing skills, as well as my oral communication skills. I feel much more prepared for legal practice as a direct result of this course."
"Great instructor. However, he can’t seem to write without breaking the chalk because he is so excited to teach."
"Professor Holm is by far the best professor I had this year. He is approachable, very knowledgeable about legal writing, and makes class entertaining."
"The instructor’s greatest areas of strength are caring for students, generosity, Willing to take the time to answer student's questions."
"Memo critiques are extremely helpful. He shows that he really wants to help you improve."
"This course was amazing. I improved massively as a writer, and I now really like researching legal issues."
"Incredibly personable, knowledgeable, and funny. Has the ability to tell you you're wrong without coming across as condescending."
"I believe this class taught me the most applicable skills my first year of law school. Looking back I can see how far my legal analysis and legal writing skills have come."
"The class was really helpful and seems like the most useful for actual practice."