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PL 215 - Civil Litigation


This course provides an intensive examination of the role of the paralegal in civil litigation. Topics include litigation and the paralegal’s role, the courts and their jurisdiction, ethical considerations, investigation and evidence procedures, the initial pleadings and response to the initial pleading, motion practice, discovery procedures and requests, settlements and alternative dispute resolution, trial techniques, and post-trial practices. Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 Contact Hours: 45/0/0/45 Prerequisite: PL 106 Legal Research . Corequisite: None.