PLA 2223  Civil Litigation II credits: 3

This course is designed to prepare the paralegal to assist the civil trial attorney in civil litigation, mediation and arbitration in Florida state and federal actions. This course covers the Florida and Federal Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure and related matters including the drafting of settlement proposals, preparation of a trial brief, abstracting of depositions, trial procedure and appellate jurisdiction. The course also addresses administrative law systems.

Prerequisite: PLA 2203 with a minimum grade of C and any approved Speech course.