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PAR102 - Foundations of the Paralegal Profession

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Introduction to the responsibilities and ethical standards of a paralegal. Provides an overview of the legal system and role of the paralegal within the system. Emphasis on professional development in addition to an overview of required skills. Prerequisites: None.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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15536 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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44379 Online10/20/14 -
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PAR104 - Ethics for the Paralegal

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Paralegal rules of professional responsibility and ethical requirements. Includes regulation of the profession as well as unauthorized practice of law and confidentiality. Also covers conflict of interest, competence and negligence.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14752 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR106 - Legal Foundations for Paralegals

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Legal principles of tort, contract, and criminal law. Includes roles and responsibilities of court systems, the legal community and the paralegal. Also covers procedures for preparing cases for trial, adjudication, and post-trial.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14754 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR112 - Paralegal Fundamentals of Litigation

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Responsibilities of the paralegal in the civil litigation process. Includes review of the American court system and techniques for case investigation. Also covers case management and evidence procedures as well as settlements and pleadings.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14756 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR114 - Paralegal Litigation

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Criminal and civil litigation responsibilities of the paralegal in the areas of discovery, depositions, and pretrial procedures. Includes preparation of clients, witnesses, and exhibits for the courtroom. Also covers responsibilities of the paralegal in the evidentiary phase of trial, post-trial, and the appeals process in addition to collection and enforcement of judgments.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14758 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR206 - Paralegal Business Law

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Overview of business law for the paralegal. Includes a review of basic contract formation and enforcement. Also covers property and ownership characteristics and operations in addition to a comparison of various types of business organizations.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14759 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR208 - Introduction to Tort Law

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Introduction to tort law and the responsibilities of the paralegal. Includes elements of types of various types of torts, negligence and defenses in addition to classification of and legal issues pertaining to damages. Also covers insurance and its application to tort law as well as procedures for records evaluation and calculation of net settlements.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14761 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR220 - Paralegal Writing

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) The use of proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling in the construction of sentences and the development of paragraphs. Covers various types of legal writing including memorandum of law, persuasive writing and legal correspondence. Analysis and application of the writing process to produce well-written documents commonly used in the practice of law.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14763 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR222 - Paralegal Research

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Role of the paralegal in the legal research process. Includes various types of and sources for legal research. Also covers components and use of case law and briefs in addition to use of secondary sources and digests.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14765 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR224 - Law Office Technology for the Paralegal

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Technology resources and procedures for the law office. Includes types of hardware and software in addition to office security. Also covers paperless office and electronic research procedures as well as use of trial presentation software.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14766 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR234 - Administrative Law for the Paralegal

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Paralegal responsibilities in the area of administrative law. Overview of types and sources of administrative law. Includes accountability, agency discretion and due process in addition to delegation and rule-making. Also covers agency investigations and adjudication procedures. Prerequisites: None.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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14771 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR235 - Corporate Law for the Paralegal

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Paralegal responsibilities in the area of corporate law. Includes types and structure of corporations in addition to procedures and documents for incorporation. Also covers procedures for securing and distributing capital along with shareholder rights and responsibilities. Characteristics of mergers, acquisitions and consolidations also covered.  See Mini Syllabus for prerequisites and full course description.  In order to register for this course, Rio will need to verify that you have completed the prerequisite(s). How do I do this?

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14772 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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Note: Eight (8) Week Class | Microsoft Word is required. | All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources). | Prerequisite Required - See Catalog .
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PAR236 - Estate Law for the Paralegal

Credits: 3

(Paralegal Studies) Paralegal responsibilities in the area of estate law. Includes estate planning and administration. Covers procedures for preparing wills and trusts in addition to handling probate issues.  See Mini Syllabus for prerequisites and full course description.  In order to register for this course, Rio will need to verify that you have completed the prerequisite(s). How do I do this?

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14773 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR260 - Paralegal Internship Skills

Credits: 1

(Paralegal Studies) Overview of the essential skills necessary for the paralegal student in the internship environment. Covers essential skills, self-evaluation and resources available to the paralegal. Prerequisites: None.  See Mini Syllabus for full course description. 

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39336 Online10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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PAR290AB - Internship for the Paralegal

Credits: 2

(Paralegal Studies) Paralegal work experience in industry. Eighty (80) hours of designated work per credit.  See Mini Syllabus for prerequisites and full course description.  In order to register for this course, Rio will need to verify that you have completed the prerequisite(s). How do I do this?

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40948 Hybrid10/20/14 -
10/20/14
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Note: Sixteen (16) Week Class Official Course Prerequisites: PAR260 and permission of Departmnet or Division.
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