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Paralegal Studies CC
PLGL 30 Intro to Paralegal Studies 3.00 Units
This course will introduce students to the responsibilities and duties of a paralegal. It will provide an overview of the paralegal profession, including the paralegal's role in the delivery of legal services. Strongly Recommended: ADMJ 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
PLGL 31 Legal Writing and Research 3.00 Units
This course is designed to familiarize students with the fundamentals of legal research and writing. Students will learn how to locate, analyze and cite to federal and state cases, statutes, constitutions, and secondary sources. Instruction is given on utilizing both print materials and online resources. Students will prepare case briefs that demonstrate legal reasoning, proper punctuation, grammar and clarity of expression. Strongly Recommended: ADMJ 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
PLGL 32 Litigation and Civil Procedure 3.00 Units
This course provides an introduction to the litigation process and the role of the paralegal. It will include the process and procedures related to litigation, including the specific duties of a paralegal in the pretrial and trial process. Strongly Recommended: ADMJ 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
PLGL 33 Comp Application & E-Discovery 3.00 Units
This course introduces the use of technology by paralegals in the legal profession. Students will become familiar with hardware and software used in law offices and will explore the latest versions of common programs like Microsoft® Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint®, as well as specialized legal applications. Students will be instructed on the ethical considerations of technology in the legal profession. Advisory: All students must have basic computer skills including being proficient with email, the Internet and a word processing program.
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
PLGL 34 Prof Responsibility & Ethics 3.00 Units
This course provides students with a practical understanding of the professional codes of conduct and the general principles of ethical legal conduct governing the practice of law. Strongly Recommended: ADMJ 50 (completed with a grade of "P" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
PLGL 35 Adv Legal Writing & Research 3.00 Units
This course is designed to build upon the skills developed in Legal Writing and Research. This course will provide a more in-depth, advanced understanding of legal writing, research, proper citation format, and preparation of legal documents. Prerequisite: PLGL 31 (completed with a grade of "P" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
PLGL 36 Contract Law 3.00 Units
This course will examine the fundamental elements of contract law, including the principals of formation, agreement, and consideration. Students will also learn contract interpretation, the necessary elements for creating legally enforceable contracts, and breach and remedies. Strongly Recommended: ADMJ 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 
PLGL 37 Tort Law 3.00 Units
This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of tort law, including intentional torts, negligence, trespass, strict liability, personal injury, mental distress, as well as commonly employed defenses. Prerequisite: ADMJ 50 (completed with a grade of "P" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Applied Technology Business
 

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