Communication Skills and Legal Ethics

 

 

Fall 2022

PLS 310

Class Number: 11156
3 Units
Course Fee: 

$899


Prerequisites: PLS 300 and PLS 320; all completed with a grade of C or better.
This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of the principles and rules of legal ethics and professional responsibility, with particular emphasis on their application to legal paralegals, and to develop students' abilities to communicate effectively in the legal environment. Ethics material includes regulation of lawyers and legal assistants, unauthorized practice of law, confidentiality and attorney-client privilege, conflicts of interest, advertising and solicitation, competence and professionalism. Students' communication skills are enhanced through weekly assignments, including case briefs, mock interviews, and formal presentations.

Section: 

01Z

Notes: 

Course Fee: $899

This is an asynchronous online course. There are no in-person meetings, no scheduled virtual meetings, and it is not self-paced. All coursework is completed in Canvas using an internet-enabled device.

It is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online asynchronous course: https://csufullyonline.com/CSU_assessment.aspx

Students who have registered and paid will gain access to the class the first week of the semester. Visit https://ilearn.sfsu.edu to log in 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

Please note:
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

Class Number: 11156

Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before September 12 Class dropped between September 13 and September 19 Class dropped on September 20 and beyond

 

Last Update: Aug 11, 2022 10:49am