Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-110-101 021234 Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-110-101 PARALEGAL INTRO/LEGAL ETHICS ...introduction to: the legal profession, paralegal roles and career opportunities, the legal system, basic legal concepts/terminology relating to substantive areas of law; survey/introduction to substantive areas of the law; legal ethical standards for lawyers and paralegals.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Explore the paralegal profession.
  2. Apply ethical rules in making decisions.
  3. Compare the state and federal judicial systems.
  4. Compare civil and criminal procedure.
  5. Explore substantive areas of law.
  6. Explore the function of a paralegal in different substantive areas of law
  7. Locate statutes and cases.
  8. Interpret statutes and cases
  9. Draft legal correspondence