Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AOT 144 - Legal Office Procedures

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course covers the application of office procedures necessary to perform effectively and efficiently in the legal office environment.

Prerequisite(s): Take AOT 105 , AOT 141  and CPT 101  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Business correspondence
  • Legal documents
  • Calendars/dockets

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
  • One USB/jump disk or sky drive onto which all typed assignments will be saved

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required in this class to be applied toward the Administrative Office Technology degree.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate professionalism appropriate for a legal office environment.
  2. Identify ethical courses of action for legal professionals.
  3. Demonstrate effective procedures for handling telephone duties in a legal office.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to handle receptionist duties in a legal office.
  5. Complete a 20-hour work practicum in a legal office environment.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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