2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jan 15, 2021  
2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 68V Internship: Paralegal/Legal Assistant Program


Units: 1-4
Prerequisites: LAW 3 Paralegal/Legal Assistant Professional Responsibility, Communications, and Ethics LAW 5 Law Office Technology, Computer Use, and Legal Document Production , and LAW 6 Advanced Electronic Legal Research and Technology  each with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: LAW 6 .
Limitations on Enrollment: Students must enroll in a minimum of one course at San Joaquin Delta College in a discipline related to their work experience. This course may be taken concurrently or may have been taken in the semester immediately prior.
Advisories: BIM 38  with a grade of “C” or better, or demonstrated competency in appropriate technology skills, such as by completion of similar courses; by transfer credit course work; by workplace substantiation; by Microsoft Certification; or by other computer industry certification.
This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in a law-related occupation through the Paralegal/Legal Assistant program, which facilitates work experience in law, paralegal, or legal research under the supervision of the instructor and agency personnel. Application and development of paralegal skills and job competencies is emphasized. Through assignments and ongoing communication and interactions between the student, field experience supervisor, and paralegal program faculty, the course covers substantive law, legal procedures, and/or process, such as evidence, investigations, and other practical paralegal skill and knowledge development in fields in regional demand, such as Bankruptcy Law, Family Law, Immigration Law, Tort Law, and Workers’ Compensation.

Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities to develop discipline-specific reasoning and understanding under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor in the paralegal program. Students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science, Business, and Technology Division Office, Holt 140. (CSU)



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