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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 AOT 141  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Corequisite(s): Take BUS 121 .
Course Topics:
 

  • Overview of Areas of Law
  • Proofreading, Editing and Accuracy in Legal Documents
  • Legal Terminology and Legal Language Focus

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
 

  • One (1) USB/jump drive.

Grading System:
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:
 

  1. 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.
  2. Devise and employ legal research strategy, manage research time wisely, and understand the value of legal research tools.
  3. Proofread and edit legal documents.
  4. Recognize and articulate legal terminology.
  5. Analyze the elements of legal business communications.
  6. Recognize the importance and practice the following components of professionalism:
    • timeliness;
    • honesty;
    • 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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