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Legal Assisting/Paralegal (BAT 254)

Term: 2014-2015 - Spring Term

Faculty

Michele A Cleary-BrightUser Info
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Karen A ChristyUser Info
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Office Hours:
  • Monday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Monday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Monday 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
  • Monday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Tuesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
  • Tuesday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Wednesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
  • Thursday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Thursday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Friday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
  • Friday 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Friday 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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    Description

    Students will become knowledgeable of the paralegal career field and the paralegal?s role as a professional member of the legal team. Students will be introduced to an overview of a legal assistant functions in the law office, how laws are made, the federal and state court systems, criminal and civil laws, interviewing and investigation skills, law office administration and information management, and an overview of selected law practice specialties. Emphasis is placed on legal ethics, professional regulation, and current trends and issues in the legal field. Prerequisite: BAT 125 Word Processing