An elective course in the Paralegal Certificate Program. To enroll in this course you must be an official certificate candidate and have completed the following required courses: Fundamentals of the Paralegal Profession, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Contracts, Ethics, Civil Litigation I, Civil Litigation II and Technology Practicum.
Examine the role of paralegals in the delivery of legal services through an internship in a law firm, corporate in-house counsel's office, government agency, or other legal setting. Interns must attend one online meeting with the Internship Coordinator, work in a legal setting for 100 hours during the quarter, maintain a daily work log, and submit a detailed written report of their experience. Students will be assigned internships from a directory of established partner host sites based on host’s availability and approval. Student’s preference for type of law and location is taken into consideration but is not guaranteed.
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTE: Registration for this class closes three weeks before the start date to allow time for placement.
Rafia Aleem, B.A., is the Paralegal Manager at Green & Hall, A.P.C. She received her Certificate in Legal Assistantship from UC Irvine Division of Continuing Education. Aleem was the President of Orange County Paralegal Association in 2007 and is now a current Board Member.
Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.
No textbook information is available for this course.
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