This course provides an overview of the American system of civil litigation and the role the paralegal plays in it. You will learn the sources of the law; how to read and brief a case; the similarities and differences between the California and federal systems; trial preparation and alternative dispute resolution. The course follows a hypothetical civil dispute, based upon the laws of contracts and torts, from its inception through trial. Students will acquire skills needed to prepare and file basic pleadings and discovery tools. They will be introduced to the basics of case management; trial preparation and the appeal process.
Course Fee: $899
One required Saturday session scheduled for July 30.
This class will meet online. To access the class, visit http://ilearn.sfsu.edu to log in after registration and payment using your SF State ID and password.
University and faculty communications are sent to a student's SFSU email (@mail.sfsu.edu). Once you have enrolled, please check it regularly so that you don't miss out on important information. This link has more info if you have not set it up: https://its.sfsu.edu/guides/student-email
Registration is unavailable for this class once the semester has started. If you would like to add this course please contact the instructor via email.
Students allowed to add the class will be provided with a permission number. Use this number to register. Visit our registration page for information on how to register and pay: https://cel.sfsu.edu/register/register-pay
Last Update: May 23, 2022 2:02pm
|Refund Code||Full Refund||75% Refund||No Refund|
|CEL_ACSU||Class dropped on or before June 6||Class dropped between June 7 and June 13||Class dropped on June 14 and beyond|