BCOT - Speciality Classes

BCOT 81 LEGAL OFFICE PROCEDURES
UNITS: 4
This course is designed to prepare students for employment as legal secretaries. It emphasizes procedures, preparations of calendars, formatting wills and probates. Students will learn how to document telephone calls, maintain financial records, and perform other secretarial duties relevant to a legal office. This course may be taken in a traditional classroom setting or online environment.

LAW 57 LEGAL DOCUMENT PROCEDURES
Units: 3This is a course in the production of legal documents using WordPerfect. Topics covered include the development and production of client worksheets, fee agreements, fax forms, interrogatories, legal briefs, office newsletters, deposiotion summaries, pleadings, and trial notebooks. Students will create these legal documents on a computer.

LAW 101 Introduction to Law
Units: 3
This course is an introduction to careers in the legal field including the role of the paralegal/legal assistant in the law office and the rules of ethics which govern lawyers and legal assistants. The course also covers substantive law in the areas of crimes and torts and describes the structure of the legal system in the federal and state settings. An introduction to the law library and legal resources is provided.

TRANSFER CREDIT: CSU