PLS-260

Intro to Paralegal Studies

Introduces the student to the paralegal profession and the common core of legal knowledge and skills that all paralegals should possess. Areas covered include: what paralegals do, a history of the profession, the significance of paralegal professional associations, personal attributes of the professional paralegal, employment of paralegals, paralegal specialized practice areas, paralegal compensation, the organizational structure of law firms, the regulation of legal professionals, unauthorized practice of law, and contemporary issues. Aspects of these topics are also included in subsequent courses. This course also introduces students to sources of American law, the court system, and alternative dispute resolution. Emphasis is on the paralegal's participation on the legal team. Two class hours.

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PLS-260 Sections for Fall 2019

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PLS-260, Section CC1 — CRN #11561
2 Credit Hours — Classroom

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Michael Martella

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Scheduled Meeting Times
TypeLocationDate(s)Day / Time
LectureTBASep 3rd, 2019 – Sep 24th, 2019Saturday
9:00 am - 11:50 am
LectureTBASep 3rd, 2019 – Sep 24th, 2019Tuesday, Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Type Lecture
Location TBA
Date(s) Sep 3rd, 2019 – Sep 24th, 2019
Day / Time Saturday
9:00 am - 11:50 am
Type Lecture
Location TBA
Date(s) Sep 3rd, 2019 – Sep 24th, 2019
Day / Time Tuesday, Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:50 pm
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