LEG 107-Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Discover the evolving role of the paralegal or legal assistant in the public and private sectors. Topics include paralegal employment opportunities, regulation and ethics. Understand the steps and tasks involved in civil litigation. Practice the role of the litigation paralegal using a hypothetical case, including investigation and gathering facts, discovery, trial support and judgment enforcement. Study the procedures and rules that facilitate the fair resolution of conflicts and the substantive corporate law that forms the basis of the rights and remedies protected by the civil litigation system.