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Receive a thorough overview of the civil litigation process. The first of a two course series, instruction will cover the procedures for preparing a case for trial, from prelawsuit investigation through trial. The focus is on procedures within state courts with some discussion of federal court procedure also. The course describes the paralegal's function during the litigation process and ways in which paralegals can expand their level of responsibility.

Note: Please note, students must successfully complete Civil Litigation 1 before enrolling in Civil Litigation 2. These courses cannot be taken concurrently. Students must also complete both courses with the same instructor.

Course Number: LAW-40018
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Paralegal Studies (ABA Approved)