Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-110-102 021235 Civil Litigation
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-110-102 CIVIL LITIGATION ...civil procedure in state and federal courts, the litigation process with emphasis on the paralegal function in investigating and gathering information, and preparing pleadings and motions. (Associate Degree Prerequisite: 10-110-101, Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics with a "C" or better; Technical Diploma Corequisite: 10-110-101, Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Portfolio
Course Competencies
  1. Differentiate between civil and criminal procedure.
  2. Outline the civil litigation process.
  3. Explain jurisdiction and venue.
  4. Evaluate causes of action and defenses.
  5. Conduct an initial client interview.
  6. Perform an initial investigation.
  7. Draft pleadings.
  8. Select method of service.