PARA 100 - Introduction to Paralegal Practice (3 credits)
An introduction to the American legal system and the role of the paralegal. Students will examine the philosophical and historical background of law, legal context, organization, purpose and ethics. Paralegal career requirements, opportunities and responsibilities are presented. Systems approaches to law office management including billing practices, timekeeping and law office library systems are reviewed.
The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.