2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 2 Introduction to Paralegal Studies, Legal Assisting, and Law Office Administration


Units: 3
Prerequisites: BUS 8 Introduction to Law and Society  with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: BUS 8 .
Advisories: BIM 38  with a grade of “C” or “P” or demonstrated competency in appropriate technology skills, such as by PrepStep training at https://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/center/prepstepacademic/computer-skills-center/home/get-started-with-your-computer; by completion of similar courses; by transfer credit course work; by workplace substantiation; by Microsoft Certification; or by other computer industry certification or BUS 7  with a grade of “C” or better or demonstrated competency in appropriate technology skills, writing proficiency at the college level, and oral communication skills.
This course is the study of the paralegal/legal assistant profession, legal assisting, and law office management, including career opportunities and legal requirements to become a paralegal/legal assistant.  Topics include terminology, as well as duties and skills of a paralegal/legal assistant, such as drafting documents, professional responsibility and ethics, multicultural sensitivity, calendaring and docketing, investigation, interviewing, document indexing, file and record maintenance and management, law office organization and administration, court system and research fundamentals.  This entry-level course is a prerequisite for all other core paralegal courses in the paralegal program. (CSU)



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