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Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics

Course Number: 10110101
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-110-101 PARALEGAL INTRO/LEGAL ETHICS ...introduction to and exploration of the paralegal profession and paralegal roles; legal ethics, state and federal court systems; civil and criminal procedure; overview of substantive areas of law; locating and interpreting statutes and cases; drafting legal correspondence.

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

Course Competencies

  1. Explore the paralegal profession.
  2. Apply ethical rules in making decisions.
  3. Compare the state and federal judicial systems.
  4. Compare civil and criminal procedure.
  5. Explore substantive areas of law.
  6. Explore the function of a paralegal in different substantive areas of law
  7. Locate statutes and cases.
  8. Interpret statutes and cases
  9. Draft legal correspondence