2014-2015 Paralegal Schedule

PROPOSED SCHEDULE OF TERMS, GRADUATION AND PARALEGAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Paralegal Advisory Committee Meetings:

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 Noon to 1:15 (Buchheit Board Room)

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 Noon to 1:15 (Ellis Hall)

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 Noon to 1:15 (Buchheit Board Room)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 Noon to 1:15 (Buchheit Board Room)

Currently registering students for the Spring II, 2015 term (see additional info below):

SPRING I, 2015 TERM 

Tuesdays:                    February 24; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28

Thursdays:                  February 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

SPRING II, 2015 TERM / (Each course will ONLY meet 8 times with 2 independent/community attendance events)

Tuesdays:                    May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 2, 9, 16, 23

Thursdays:                  May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18, 25

SUMMER, 2015 TERM 

Tuesdays:                    July 7, 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11, 18, 25; September 1, 8

Thursdays:                  July 9, 16, 23, 30; August 6, 13, 20, 27; September 3, 10

FALL I, 2015 TERM

Tuesdays:                    September 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17

Thursdays:                  September 17, 24; October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19

FALL II, 2015 TERM  / NO Class November 24 or 26, 2015   NO Class December 22 or 24, 2015     NO Class December 29 or 31, 2015           

Tuesdays:                    December 1, 8, 15; January 5, 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16

Thursdays:                  December 3, 10, 17; January 7, 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18

SPRING I, 2016 TERM 

Tuesdays:                    February 23; March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5, 12, 19, 26

Thursdays:                  February 25; March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28

SPRING II, 2016 TERM / (Each course will ONLY meet 9 times with 1 independent/community attendance)

Tuesdays:                    May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; June 7, 14, 21, 28

Thursdays:                  May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Currently registering students for the Spring II, 2015 term:

The Spring II, 2015 term of the Paralegal Certificate Program at SMC will begin soon and I look forward to seeing you in the classroom!  The following courses will be offered:

Spring II, 2015 Term

Tuesdays: May 5, 12, 19, 26; June 2, 9, 16, 23

Thursdays: May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11, 18, 25

 

DAY                   CLASS DESCRIPTION        INSTRUCTOR           ROOM #

Tuesday evenings       Criminal Law (LS)                             Andy Johnston                   Walker 104

Thursday evenings     Legal Research (R)                             Jennifer Jordan                 Walker 104

Criminal Litigation – This course will familiarize the students with the terminology and procedures used in state and federal criminal proceedings.  Students will learn the concepts related to search and seizure, criminal discovery practices, and litigation techniques.  They will learn to take a matter from initial investigative stages through jury verdict, on the government side, and through the perfection of an appeal, on the defense side.

Legal Research * – Introduction to Paralegal Studies and Technology and the Legal Process are prerequisites for this course.  This course instructs students in techniques and procedures for legal research. Students will learn to use the law library to locate applicable laws, legal resources, and reference materials.  Students will be introduced to computerized legal research and on-line sources of legal materials. Students will learn practical skills needed to find state and federal statutes, case law, identify precedents and trace the development of the law up to the present.

Registration needs to be completed and returned by May 5, 2015.   Paralegal Program REGISTRATION FORM

You are welcome to email your registration to harpery@smcsc.edu or fax to 864-587-4350.  For additional assistance, please contact me at (864) 266-7409 or harpery@smcsc.edu.  I look forward to helping you achieve your educational and career goals.

 

Paralegal Registration Form available for download here.