Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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LA 300    Introduction to Law and the American Legal System    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the American legal system, its history and function. It provides an overview of several important areas of law such as torts and crimes and the legal assistant's role in the system.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10128 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10128 Textbook
Online & In-class
This section meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1.7 TBA online hours per week required

W         07:00PM-08:30PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10129 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10129 Textbook
Online & In-class
This section meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1.5 TBA online hrs per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          11654 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 26    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online.


LA 312    Torts and Personal Injury    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: LA 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of substantive tort law as it applies to personal injury (PI) cases. It introduces tort concepts, such as negligence, intent, and strict liability, including the elements required to prove liability and defenses available to litigants. This course covers pretrial procedures, such as discovery, settlement offers, and witness and trial preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10130 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Abbott             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  13242 Textbook


LA 320    Legal Research    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: LA 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the legal assistant with the basic tools of legal research in both federal and California law, with emphasis on California materials. Location and use of primary and secondary sources are studied. The elements of a court decision and how to brief a case are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Gable              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  13243 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L; etc.) is required for this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN Online          11787 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Saturday, August 24    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.


LA 330    Family Law and Procedure    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: LA 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers California Family Law relating to dissolution procedures, property issues, and non-marital relationships. Legal procedures, preparation of necessary forms and their significance are emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Beezley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  19799 
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LA 350    Law Office Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: LA 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers aspects of the legal assistant's role in a law office. Law office technology, accounting, time and records management, and communication skills are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Brynelson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11278 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.


LA 366    Basic Bankruptcy Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the practical aspects of representing debtors or creditors within the bankruptcy system. Topics include voluntary and involuntary bankruptcy, preparation of statements, and schedules for filing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC W.Day                ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  18931 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013