These learning outcomes are meant only as sample and are not representative of Santa Ana College's learning outcomes.
LA 300 Introduction to Law and the American Legal System
define the role and functions of the legal assistant
use basic legal terminology appropriately
analyze a fact pattern
research basic information in appropriate legal research sources
integrate knowledge of ethical obligations into all aspects of practice
LA 310 Civil Procedures and Litigation
identify the practical procedural aspects of litigation, such as proper parties, jurisdiction, venue, claims, pleading, defaults, statutes of limitations, and various other motions.
compare and contrast the major duties and responsibilities of paralegals in various civil litigation practices.
demonstrate the use of proper methods and forms to submit civil matters to the court system.
identify ethical issues that arise in litigation.
LA 314 Contract Law
analyze contractual disputes for the required elements of prosecution or defense.
apply and interpret standard contract terms.
prepare a draft of a valid and enforceable document meeting the client's needs.
evaluate a contract as to sufficiency of required elements.
draft effective contract clauses to meet client's objectives.
describe common defenses to contract causes of action.
Source: American River College