Oct 25, 2020
AOT 213 - Legal Document Production
Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course introduces legal terminology and covers the production of documents found in the legal office environment. Emphasis is on productivity and excellence in legal document production.
Prerequisite(s): Take CPT 101 and AOT 141 and BUS 121 with a minimum grade of “C”.
- Overview of Areas of Law
- Proofreading, Editing and Accuracy in Legal Documents
- Legal Terminology and Legal Language Focus
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Analyze and prepare legal documents to comply with requirements in the appropriate code of civil procedure, any other statutory or regulatory requirements, and requirements of local court rules.
- Devise and employ legal research strategy, manage research time wisely, and understand the value of legal research tools.
- Proofread and edit legal documents.
- Recognize and articulate legal terminology.
- Analyze the elements of legal business communications.
- Recognize the importance and practice the following components of professionalism:
- quality, appearance and thoroughness of work product;
- compliance with ethical responsibilities;
- compliance with local court rules;
- independent thought and work;
- and courtesy to the court, opposing counsel, and all persons involved in the legal process.
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- Required materials for all online courses
- Mandatory Attendance Requirement
- Proctored Exams
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- Academic Integrity
- Academic Misconduct
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- Appeals Process
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- Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
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- Services For Students with Disabilities
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Official Course Syllabus