Fall 2014 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 23-Dec 18
T         03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10120 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10120 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  10121 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10121 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          11486 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 23-Dec 18
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10122 
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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 107  12604 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 23-Dec 18
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Gable              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  12605 
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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          11600 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 25    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online.


LA 332    Administrative Law and Procedure    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers administrative law and procedure. Topics include comparison of administrative law to civil and criminal law, and administrative due process.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Goldberg           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  18717 
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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 23-Dec 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Brynelson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11177 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.


LA 360    Corporations Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers corporation terminology and legal requirements governing corporations. Topics include formation, dissolution and liquidation of a corporation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Johanson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  18718 
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LA 362    Estate Planning and Probate Procedure    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 and 320 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers estate planning, including the manner in which property may be held and ways it can be transferred. Testate and intestate probate procedures are included.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Beezley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  18719 
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Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014