This course is an introduction for students interested in entering the paralegal profession. It offers basic information concerning the legal profession in general and the paralegal profession in particular. Topics include the American legal system, legal ethics, legal research sources and authority, interviewing, and preparation of legal documents.
It also introduces material in various substantive areas of the law, such as bankruptcy, family law, successions and wills, real estate, business organizations, and Louisiana civil procedure. The focus of the course is the paralegal’s role in the legal system.
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.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Paralegal Studies Certificate : Paralegal Studies Certificate