May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 SCC Catalog 
    
2024-2025 SCC Catalog

AOT 144 - Legal Office Procedures


Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

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

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

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
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 for transferability.

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 Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

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

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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