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Legal Writing

A required course in the Paralegal Certificate Program. Completion of Fundamentals of the Paralegal Profession recommended prior to enrolling in this course.

Course Description

Examine the principles of legal writing and analysis. Proper grammar and punctuation, effective writing strategies, the drafting of various legal correspondence, including memoranda and briefs, and legal citation will be explored.

NOTE: This course uses live sessions via Zoom.  A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access your courses Zoom sessions.

  • Details
  • $655
  • March 27, 2023 to June 04, 2023
  • Delivery Mode: Remote
  • Reg#: 00154
  • ID/Units: ENGLISH X417.1  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2023


Albert A. Friske, J.D., has been practicing law in California since 1995, and is a partner in the Law Offices of Friske Hilliard. He has experience working in large and small law firms and has worked in the public sector. He has state and federal (Bankruptcy Court) courtroom experience. His firm practices exclusively family law in Orange County, however he has worked with corporate reorganizations in bankruptcy, as well as individuals experiencing personal bankruptcies. He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

Required Textbook(s):

Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals
Book - ISBN: 9781543801637
Deborah E. Bouchoux, 9 ed, Wolters Kluwer

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START03/27/2022Sunday------Online (Access Begins)---
OL-LEC03/27/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/03/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/10/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/17/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC04/24/2023Monday6:30 AM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/01/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/08/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/15/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/22/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
OL-LEC05/29/2023Monday6:30 PM8:30 PMZoom---
END06/04/2023Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---