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 and exploration of the paralegal profession and paralegal roles; legal ethics, state and federal court systems; civil and criminal procedure; overview of substantive areas of law; locating and interpreting statutes and cases; drafting legal correspondence.
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