2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

LGST 5900 - Legal Studies Practicum


Goals: To apply the concepts and principles previously learned in a practical working environment under the supervision of a lawyer and/or an experienced paralegal (legal assistant).

Content: A 150-hour apprenticeship in the performance of the duties of a paralegal in one of the typical settings for members of the profession; hands-on production of drafts and collation of legal documents under experienced supervision and guidance; attendance at weekly seminars, designed to tie experiential and academic experiences together and to ensure adequate preparation for entry in the profession.

Taught: Every semester

Prerequisites: A declared major or minor in Legal Studies and junior or senior status.

Note: Students need to secure an internship before the semester in which they are taking the class and doing the internship.

Credits: 4