Alabama Personal Injury Lawyer Selected To Teach Legal Environment Of Business At Troy University

by Aaron Gartlan

October 12, 2015 | Personal Injury

The Gartlan Injury Law is proud to announce that personal injury and accident trial lawyer Aaron Gartlan has been selected to teach the Legal Environment of Business course for the Troy University Dothan Sorrell College of Business in 2016.

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts, principles, and rules of law and equity that apply to business activities. This course provides an overview of law in general, the American legal system, federal and state court procedures, effects on law-making by legislative, judicial, and administrative procedures. The course may also include, the legal environment of business, torts and crimes, contracts, sales and leases contracts, negotiable instruments constitutional law, business ethics, products liability, sales and commercial paper.

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Recognize and understand the scope, extent and importance of the law.
  2. Define and differentiate between the various classifications and sources of law.
  3. Incorporate business ethics to business principles.
  4. Explain and apply basic constitutional rights conferred to United States citizens.
  5. Know the functions of the federal and state court systems and their procedures.
  6. Name, classify, and describe the different types of contracts.
  7. Identify the elements to a valid contract, breach, and remedies afforded.
  8. Demonstrate analytical skills and reasoning power.

The Purpose of this class is to help relate the law to everyday life and to the business world, by conveying the essentials of business law. This course takes the position that students should be more aware of their rights both as citizens and as businesspersons. They should be able to apply basic principles learned in the course to situations faced in day-to-day business operations. This course should also enable students to use their knowledge to function either as part of a company or as an entrepreneur. Core requirement for all undergraduate business programs. Numbered LAW 3321 prior to Fall 2005.

Aaron taught this course at Troy University Dothan back in 2008 and 2009 and is excited about the opportunity to share his knowledge of law, along with his real world court room, office and conference room experiences. He recognizes the importance of education and the profound impact and influence of the many educators, coaches, teachers, mentors and professors on his life and looks forward to the opportunity to both teach the students and learn from them.


Aaron Gartlan is a graduate of Troy University and the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law who focuses his practice exclusively on representing those injured by the wrongdoing of others. He is member of the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition to his legal practice, Aaron teaches Business Law as an adjunct instructor at Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business and serves as a field artillery sergeant in the Alabama National Guard.

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