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ABT-172 Litigation Procedures I

Online, 2 credits


This course introduces the student to the functions and duties of a legal administrative assistant working in civil litigation in BC. Topics include terminology and rules relating to preparing and handling legal correspondence and documents in civil litigation actions and matters in the Supreme Court of BC. The course also introduces students to the legal concepts necessary for a basic understanding of the functioning of the courts and the professional environment that graduates will be entering. This is primarily a hands-on course in which students integrate keyboard, computer, transcription and document formatting skills with a knowledge of civil law.


Prerequisite(s):

  • English prerequisites for Applied Business Technology Program, ABT 020, ABT 101, ABT 117, ABT 148 or equivalents, and Co-requisite(s): ABT 170 & ABT 171 (may be taken as prerequisites)

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