Menu

Fundamentals of Law for the Legal Professional

Fundamentals of Law for the Legal Professional

Course Number: LAW X430

4 units

An overview of the American legal system, federal and California court systems, and administrative law. Topics include:

  • Legal ethics, professional responsibility and the role of the legal professional
  • Overview of civil and criminal law, torts, family and probate law, contracts, real property, and business law
  • Basic concepts of legal research, analysis and writing, including statutory and case law
  • Stages of a lawsuit
  • The basics of civil procedure, litigation, pleadings and discovery
  • Investigation procedures and interviewing
  • Terminology
  • Spotting legal issues
  • Understanding client relationships
  • Law office procedures

Available Sections

Starting Jan 10

183CPL000

Starting Jan 10
183CPL000

Course Fees

$545 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 4
$595 after Jan 4

Instructor

Rebecca McKee [ bio ]

close [x] Rebecca McKee, J.D., Deputy City Attorney, Riverside City Attorney's Office, defends the city and its employees in litigation involving personal injury accidents, civil rights cases, and employment disputes. Ms. McKee also oversees the internship program for the City Attorney's Office, including recruitment, training, and supervision of all law student interns.

Schedule:

Thu 6:00 pm-9:30 pm
Jan 10 - Mar 21, 2019

11 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

[ map ]

Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Paralegal Today: The Legal Team at Work"
Roger LeRoy Miller and Mary Meinzinger
ISBN: 1305506081

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 183CPL000

Dates: Jan 10 - Mar 21, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Instructor: Rebecca McKee

Textbook: Mandatory
"Paralegal Today: The Legal Team at Work"
Roger LeRoy Miller and Mary Meinzinger
ISBN: 1305506081

Location: UCR Extension Center

close [x]

Submit Feedback

Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback about the UCR Extension website. Please be sure to include all relevant information to ensure that we can follow up with your request as soon as possible.

Add Supporting Files