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2010 - 2011 General Catalog

 

 

Course Descriptions

Legal Secretary (LSEC)

101:
Legal Office Concepts I (3-3-0)
The first course in legal office concepts introduces students to the legal office environment and the task and duties performed by a legal secretary. Emphasis is placed on legal terminology, office procedures, and formatting legal documents.
150:
Legal Ethics and Professionalism (3-3-0)
Introductory course in the ethics, professionalism, and confidentiality requirements of the legal secretary position. Emphasis is placed on attorney/client and secretary/client
relationships.
201:
Legal Concepts II (3-3-0)
The second course in legal concepts introduces students to legal action types, legal descriptions and classifications, real estate, successions, and debt collections.
250:
Litigation Documentation (3-3-0)
Emphasis in this course is placed on the preparation of correspondence and legal documents in the areas of civil litigation actions, torts, trial proceedings, appeals, discovery documents, pleadings, and post-trial documents and correspondence.

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