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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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LEGAL 103 - Civil Procedures II

5 Credits
Second of a two-course series (with LEGAL 102) covering motions, specific types of formal and informal discovery, settlements, dismissals, trial practice and procedure and post-trial practice and procedure. Special attention is paid to the civil rules of procedure for Washington and local rules.

Pre-requisite(s) LEGAL 102 with min. 2.0

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Students in Legal Studies program, pre-law students.
Active Date 20220330T15:34:13

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 32
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline

  • Review of motions.
  • Informal Discovery.
  • Formal Discovery; Interrogatories, Depositions, Requests for Admissions; Request for Production, Request for Examination.
  • Trial Practice and Procedure.
  • Settlements/Dismissals.
  • Post trial Practice and Procedure.

Student Learning Outcomes
Accurately describe the purposes for essential legal motions and the litigation process stage for each.

Draft an effective formal legal motion with the content required by applicable court rules.

Draft effective formal discovery requests and responses

Correctly describe the paralegal role in the formal discovery process under federal and state court rules

Accurately describe the paralegal role in trial preparation, alternative dispute resolution, trial, post-trial motions and the appellate process.

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