This course is for those students who are preparing for a position of a legal assistant or a paralegal. There is presented an overview of the duties, practices, and procedures of legal assistants and paralegals. It also covers what a legal assistant or paralegal should know about the court system, including Federal Court procedures and the research and writing that needs to be done by the legal assistant and/or paralegal.
Books required for this course:
- Paralegal Practice and Procedures (Deborah E. Larbalestrier)
- The Paralegal’s Handbook (Anita Haworth and Lesley Cox)