PLG 101 Introduction to Paralegalism
This course provides students with an overview of the legal system and the paralegal's role in the legal profession. Students will learn the main sources of law by examining the judicial, executive and legislative branches of the New York state and federal systems. Other topics include techniques for the study of law and the ethical responsibilities of a paralegal and an attorney. There is also a special section on paralegal employment and strategies for success in the job search process, including resume writing and interviewing.
- Prerequisite: None
- Hours: 3
- Credits: 3