TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

 

 

Course Prefix & Number:    AOT 213

Course Title:                          Legal Document Production

 

Class  Hours

Per week:  3

Lab Hours

Per Week:  0

Credits

Awarded:  3

 

Catalog  Description:

 

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.

 

Entry Level Skills:  Key at a minimum rate of 35 wam

 

Pre-requisites:  AOT 105-Keyboarding

 

 

Co-requisites:  None

 

 

Text(s)/Required Materials:

 

Legal Office Procedures, Seventh Edition, by Joyce Morton, Ed. D.

 

Storage media:  USB flash drive

 

Course Competencies and Objectives:

 

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

 

1.      Select legal documents appropriate for a particular situation.

2.      Identify the information necessary to complete legal documents.

3.      Prepare legal documents correctly.

 


 

Major Course Topics:

 

  1. The Law Office

  2. Office Duties

  3. Preparing Legal Correspondence

  4. History of Law

  5. The Court Structure

  6. Preparing Legal Documents

  7. The Lawsuit: Preparations for Trial

  8. The Lawsuit: Litigation and Discovery

  9. Family Law

10. Wills, Trusts, and Probate

11. Business Organizations

12. Real Estate

13. Criminal Law

14. Legal Research

15. Getting A Job

 

Grade Calculation Method:

 

Student Assessments

Student Assignments

Theory Tests

Project

 

 

=          10 percent

=          50 percent

=          30 percent

=          10 percent

           100 percent

 

 

Prepared by: Administrative Office Technology Faculty

       Date written or revised: June 2008

 


 

Tri-County Technical College

Course Syllabus Approval Form

 

Course Prefix and Number: AOT 213

 

Course Title: Legal Document Production

 

Syllabus prepared by: Administrative Office Technology Faculty

 

Date written or revised: June 2008

 

Approved: _______________________________               _____________

                   (Department Head)                                              (Date)

 

Approved: _______________________________               _____________

                   (Dean, Business and Public Services)                  (Date)