This course offers instruction and practical experience in a wide spectrum of on-the-job paralegal duties. Students apply their legal knowledge to mastering routine work tasks performed by practicing paralegals, such as summarizing depositions, producing and managing documents, organizing and maintaining a client’s file, filing court records, and scheduling procedures for trial, hearings and discovery. The course also focuses on administrative duties often assigned to paralegals such as library maintenance, calendar and docket control, tickler system, professional correspondence, and the intra-office memo.
This course is a part of the Paralegal Studies Program. You must apply and be accepted into the program in order to enroll in this course.
For more information on this course, contact Alanna Clanton at (225) 578-6760.
PrerequisitesStudents must have completed the program's four core courses to register for this course. This course is to be taken in a student's last semester. Principles of Paralegal Studies, Legal Research, Legal Case Analysis, and Civil Litigation I
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Paralegal Studies Certificate : Paralegal Studies Certificate