Sep 22, 2023  
2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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LEGAL 140 - Internship

5 Credits
Students work as a paralegal intern in a law office or law department performing paralegal duties under the supervision of a lawyer or paralegal. 150 hours of work experience equals 5 credits. Experience is further monitored with on-site visits by classroom instructor and regular meetings in concurrent LEGAL 141 class.

Pre-requisite(s) LEGAL 101 and LEGAL 139 with min. 2.0 and concurrent enrollment in LEGAL 141
Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Students in Legal Studies program, pre-law students.
Active Date 20220330T15:34:17

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Internship Yes
Class Limit 25
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Field Studies 150
Total Contact Hours 150
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
Practical experience working in a law office doing paralegal work under the supervision of a lawyer or a paralegal.

Student Learning Outcomes
Create a learning plan in collaboration with employer and advisor that details skills to be learned in the workplace.

Perform assigned duties and accept feedback about performance (when offered) in a professional manner.

Communicate effectively with individuals and in a team environment.

Demonstrate successful work habits and attitudes reflecting best practices in the workplace.

Analyze problems and choose appropriate solutions, seeking clarification when necessary.

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