Credits: 3 Credits (126 Clock Hours)
Self-paced: 4-month completion deadline.
Step into the dynamic world of civil litigation practice with WOL-701, an indispensable course sculpted to offer aspiring paralegals a realistic immersion into the field. Built around actionable, hands-on instruction, each textbook chapter revolves around exercises anchored on two distinct cases, thus enabling students to navigate these cases from inception to conclusion, mimicking real-world professional tasks. The course content is further enriched with tangible legal documents, such as complaints and deposition summaries. Moreover, features like "Finding It on the Internet" and "Automated Litigation Support" equip students with the expertise to thrive in today's digitally-driven litigation landscape.
Subjects covered include:
- Distinction between civil and criminal procedures.
- The synergy of substantive law and procedural rules in civil litigation.
- Preparing for client interviews as a paralegal.
- Major methods of discovery.
- Paralegal's duties in orchestrating an oral deposition.
- Initial considerations in settlement negotiations.
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Courses are self-paced and supported by qualified faculty. Students work on their reading, assignments, and quizzes on their own time. This flexibility allows students to study while navigating the rest of their busy lives. Our courses and programs have completion deadlines, but beyond that, students can complete the work on their own schedule. Instructors are always available for questions and support. Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings.
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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning