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Paralegal - Overview of the Law  

Learn the principles of substantive and procedural law and review the functions of the judicial system, legislature, administrative agencies, law firms and legal departments in other firms. An emphasis is given to the role of the paralegal, including history and development of the profession, job responsibilities, prospects and personal characteristics for success.

Learning Objectives:

  • The student will be able to understand the organization and structure of the American Legal System.
  • The student will be able to learn how a law office or law department functions.
  • The student will be able to understand the role of the paralegal in the office.
  • The student will be able to understand the importance of legal ethics.

Note: Textbook, Introduction to the American Legal System by Schulz, Jung and Adams. Textbook is required and is available at KSU Center Bookstore.

Application and Skill Assessment Required. Click for instructions.

 

Paralegal - Overview of the Law
Course Number: 152HLEG3101B      Fee: $229.00
10/6/2014 - 11/10/2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sessions: 6 M
  Instructor: Mark Milhollin
Location: KSU Ctr 220  
 

Paralegal - Overview of the Law
Course Number: 153HLEG3101A      Fee: $229.00
1/13/2015 - 2/17/2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sessions: 6 Tu
  Instructor: Robert (Ted) Hall
Location: KSU Ctr 300  
 

Paralegal - Overview of the Law
Course Number: 154HLEG3101B      Fee: $229.00
4/27/2015 - 6/8/2015 Omit 5/25
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sessions: 6 M
  Instructor:
Location: KSU Ctr 220  
 

Paralegal - Overview of the Law
Course Number: 161HLEG3101A      Fee: $229.00
6/22/2015 - 7/27/2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sessions: 6 M
  Instructor: Robert (Ted) Hall
Location: KSU Ctr 300  
 

Paralegal - Overview of the Law
Course Number: 162HLEG3101B      Fee: $229.00
10/5/2015 - 11/9/2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sessions: 6 M
  Instructor:
Location: KSU Ctr 220