PLS-260

Introduction 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, Section CC1

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Michael Martella

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TypeLocationDate(s)Day / Time
LectureDowntown Campus
Room 354
Aug 30th, 2022 – Sep 24th, 2022Saturday
9:00 am - 11:50 am
LectureDowntown Campus
Room 354
Aug 30th, 2022 – Sep 24th, 2022Tuesday, Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:40 pm
Type Lecture
Location Downtown Campus
Room 354
Date(s) Aug 30th, 2022 – Sep 24th, 2022
Day / Time Saturday
9:00 am - 11:50 am
Type Lecture
Location Downtown Campus
Room 354
Date(s) Aug 30th, 2022 – Sep 24th, 2022
Day / Time Tuesday, Thursday
6:00 pm - 8:40 pm
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