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2020-2021 Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LGL 101 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies

This course introduces the student to the paralegal profession and the proper role of the paralegal in the legal system. Topics include the regulation of paralegals stressing attorney and paralegal ethics; introduction to the variety of paralegal practice environments and general career trends as well as an overview of the structure of the federal and state court systems and the role of the paralegal in the litigation process. Includes an overview of basic subject areas of law and legal terminology, and introduces the specific skills required of a paralegal in the law office.
3 lecture hours per week
3 credit hours