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  1. 1. Law 202 I extension.ucsd.edu Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 Free Legal Education Info Sessions Discover the program options and career opportunities in paralegal and intellectual property at an upcoming free information session. • 108196 Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. • 108197 Saturday, March 7, 2015 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pre-register online at extension.ucsd.edu/paralegal Law Explore exciting and rewarding careers in the legal field. Whether it is intellectual property, business law, or paralegal training, UC San Diego Extension has the education you need to make your mark in the legal community. Contact Us Law Director: Julia Dunlap, Esq. Phone: (858) 534-8164 Email: jdunlap@ucsd.edu Azra Mukanovic Legal Education Coordinator, Paralegal Program Phone: (858) 534-8152 Email: amukanovic@ucsd.edu Learn more > extension.ucsd.edu/law Paralegal Career Services In addition to coursework in career preparation, students and alumni have exclusive access to job listings, coaching sessions, resume reviewing, and more. Students can opt for individual counseling sessions, which provide general career guidance, as well as receiving notifications about local employment opportunities. Certificate Programs PROFESSIONAL • Intellectual Property • Paralegal,ABA Approved spot light. Law Understanding Electronic Discovery and ESI—Best Practices Keep up with rapid changes in Electronically Stored Information! In today’s digital world, almost all documents are created in digital form.The state of California and Federal government recently revised their respective Rules of Civil Procedure to address the new realities facing today’s litigators. Become familiar with the both State and the Federal rules governing Electronically Stored Information in California. Register now at extension.ucsd.edu/law or contact jdunlap@ucsd.edu
  2. 2. Law extension.ucsd.edu I 203Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 ABA-Approved Paralegal Program The UC San Diego Extension Paralegal Program is approved by the American Bar Association, taught by experienced paralegals and attorneys, and features a curriculum that combines practical skills with legal theory and analysis. Choose Accelerated or Part Time Formats Accelerated Program - Intensive, 12-week integrated format • Spring 2015 Accelerated Program – March 23 – June 11, 2015 - Spring 2015 application deadline: February 22, 2015 • Summer 2015 Accelerated Program -June 22 – September 10, 2015 - Summer 2015 application deadline: May 22, 2015 Applying early is strongly recommended.Apply online at extension.ucsd.edu/paralegal contents Instuctor Highlight Clifton Emison, J.D. Clifton Emison, J.D., received his B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of New Mexico and a law degree from National University School of Law. In ad- dition to his role as a Paralegal Supervi- sor with the San Diego Primary Public Defender’s Office he has served an active role in paralegal education and adult education for the last seven years. Mr. Emison is also a licensed private investi- gator and a current member of the UCSD Paralegal Program Advisory Board. He will be teaching Introduction to the Legal System in Spring 2015. Student Profile Juliette Jackson “After completing the Paralegal Program in September 2013, I was fortunate to be offered a Paralegal Internship with the UCSD Career Clinic – California De- partment of Fair Employment & Housing. This career clinic opportunity not only further enhanced the skills I obtained in the Paralegal program, but is the sole reason why I was hired by my current employer.The education I obtained from the program provided me with a solid foundation of skills that were instru- mental in helping me quickly learn the functions of my job.” Intellectual Property Classes Now Online! Develop a foundation in securing and maintaining patents, copyrights and trademarks. Whether you are exploring a new career, advancing your current position or seeking personal enrichment, you can now do it ONLINE! Explore the certificate on page 208 or visit extension.ucsd.edu/iplaw TABLE OF CONTENTS Intellectual Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Intellectual Property Law. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Principles of Patents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Principles of Copyrights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Advanced Issues in Intellectual Property . . . . . . . . . 204 Patent Drafting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Legal Education & Paralegal Trainer. . . 204 Paralegal Program: Accelerated. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Understanding Electronic Discovery and ESI - Best Practices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Legal Education Information Session: Paralegal and Intellectual Property. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 California Notary Public Course. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Paralegal Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Paralegal Career Development. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Introduction to the Legal System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Legal Communications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Ethics for the Legal Professional. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Legal Research and Analysis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Business Law for the Legal Professional. . . . . . . . . . 206 Computers for the Legal Professional . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Civil Litigation I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Civil Litigation II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Evidence Law. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Estate Planning and Administration. . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Contract Law . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Criminal Law and Procedure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Immigration Law. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Tort Law. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Professional Certificates. . . . . . . . . . . . 208 Intellectual Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 Paralegal Studies (ABA Approved). . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
  3. 3. Law 204 I extension.ucsd.edu Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Intellectual Property Law Explore the basic concepts of intellectual property. The nuts and bolts of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets are explained in layman’s terms. Real-life examples and “war stories” are interwoven to clarify and emphasize the hot intellectual property issues that can make or break a com- pany’s financial health. IN-CLASS Instructor: Brenden Gingrich, Ph.D., J.D. Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, LLP. Section: 107379-5004 Course No. BUSA-40263 Time/Date: Tu 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., May 5-Jun. 9 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Business Administration UCSD certifies this course is approved by the State Bar of California for 15 hours MCLE credit. Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 15 (vlk/jmd) ON-LINE Instructor: Bernard Greenspan Section: 108224-5004 Course No. BUSA-40263 Time/Date: Apr. 13-May 22 Location: ucsdextension.blackboard.com Credit: 2 units in Business Administration UCSD certifies this course is approved by the State Bar of California for 15 hours MCLE credit. Fee: $350 No refunds after: Principles of Patents How are inventions protected? From obtain- ing a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to enforcing the rights granted thereby, this course thoroughly explores aspects of the U.S. Patent System. The course places an emphasis on how rights are acquired and the scope of those protec- tions. It will also cover recent U.S. Supreme Court and appellate level developments in the dynamic area of Patent Law, with an in-depth analysis of the requirements for patentability, validity, and enforceability of U.S. patents. ONLINE Instructor: Marc Abumeri, M.S., J.D. Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, LLP. Section: 108227-5004 Course No. BUSA-40537 Time/Date: Apr. 6-June 12 Location: ucsdextension.blackboard.com Credit: 3 units in Business Administration UCSD certifies this activity is approved by the State Bar of California for 20 hours MCLE credit. Fee: $450.00 No refunds after: Apr. 20 Principles of Copyrights Copyright law protects music, architecture, writing, computer programs, plays, websites, dance, and visual arts. While appearing sim- ple on the surface, copyright law is deep with complexity. Participants will learn the basics of copyright law along with many practical details including the registration process, ownership, assignment, works made for hire, licenses, and enforcement. IN-CLASS Instructor: Daniel W. Park, J.D. Chief Campus Counsel, UC San Diego. Section: 108189-5004 Course No. BUSA-40539 Time/Date: M 6:30-9:15 p.m., Mar. 30-Jun. 8; no mtg. May 25 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Business Administration UCSD certifies this course is approved by the State Bar of California for 20 hours MCLE credit. Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 10 (vlk/jmd) Advanced Issues in Intellectual Property Explore the role of patent professionals in Intellectual Property. Product clearance, risk management and litigation are cov- ered. Internet and international jurisdic- tional issues will be reviewed and researched. Current trends are analyzed and discussed including pharmaceuticals, biosciences, emerging technologies and other case studies. Note prerequisite: Patent Prosecution IN-CLASS Instructor: Staff Section: 108226-5004 Course No. BUSA-40542 Time/Date: W 6:30-9:15 Apr. 8-Jun.10 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension Unversity City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Business Administration UCSD certifies this activity is approved by the State Bar of California for 20 hours MCLE credit. Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 17 Patent Drafting Learning to write a patent application, a complex legal document, is fundamental to securing a patent and being able to enforce your rights for years to come. This course cov- ers the patent drafting process and includes methodology and technique used in the draft- ing of patent applications. We will analyze different patent drafting procedures and prac- tice. Students will be expected to draft sample patent applications. Students are also expected to have a basic knowledge of patent law. Note prerequisite: Principles of Patents ONLINE Instructor: Mridela Sherin, Ph.D. Patent Consultant. Section: 108225-5004 Course No. BUSA-40682 Time/Date: May 4-June 12 Location: ucsdextension.blackboard.com Credit: 2 units in Business Administration UCSD certifies this activity is approved by the State Bar of California for 15 hours MCLE credit. Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 15 LEGAL EDUCATION & PARALEGAL TRAINING UCSD Extension is a State Bar of California MCLE-approved provider. Paralegal Program: Accelerated This 12-week Accelerated Paralegal Program prepares students to perform the job of a para- legal efficiently and effectively. Courses pro- vide a foundation for understanding the legal system and the paralegal’s role in the public and private sectors and in legal specialty areas. With an emphasis on practical skills, the cur- riculum includes substantive and procedural law. This ABA-approved program is taught by working attorneys and paralegals. Note: You must be accepted into the Paralegal Certificate Program and meet all entrance requirements, including submission of an application for candidacy and scheduling of an interview with the Director of Legal Education. Phone (858) 534-8164 or e-mail jdunlap@ucsd.edu for fur- ther information. Early enrollment is advised, as space is limited. Application deadline for Spring quarter is Feb. 22. IN-CLASS Instructor: Staff Course No. APP-70012 Time/Date: M thru Th, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Mar. 23-Jun. 11. No mtg May 25 Location: UCSD Extension Unversity City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 28 units Fee: $6,200 Understanding Electronic Discovery and ESI - Best Practices ˜In today’s digital world, almost all the documents created are in electronic format. Less than a few percent of these documents are ever printed in paper form. The state of California and Federal government recently revisedtheirrespectiveRulesofCivilProcedure to address the new realities facing today’s liti- gators. The rules define “Electronically Stored Information” (“ESI”) in very broad terms and they are meant to cover all forms of computer- based information (data). In this class, you will become familiar with the both State and the Federal rules governing Electronically Stored Information in California. You will also learn Best Practices on how to proceed when your case involves ESI, “Why Metadata matters?” and other techniques that will assist you in managing your cases. IN-CLASS Instructor: Christi McGowan Litigation support manager, Bienert, Miller, and Katzman. Section: 108330-5004 Course No. LAW-40055 Time/Date: Th 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Mar. 26-Apr. 30 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension Unversity City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $$350 No refunds after: Apr. 3 courses
  4. 4. Law extension.ucsd.edu I 205Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 Legal Education Information Session: Paralegal and Intellectual Property Please join Julia Dunlap, Director of Legal Education, at a free information sessions to learn more about the Paralegal and Intellectual Property certificates. IN-CLASS Instructor: Julia M. Dunlap, J.D. Director of Legal Education, UC San Diego. Section: 108196-5004 Course No. INFO-70000 Time/Date: W 6:00-7:30 p.m., Feb. 25 (1 mtg.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: Not for credit Fee: $0 No refunds after: Feb. 25 (jmd/am) IN-CLASS Instructor: Julia M. Dunlap, J.D. Director of Legal Education, UC San Diego. Section: 108197-5004 Course No. INFO-70000 Time/Date: Sa 10:00-11:00 a.m., Mar. 7 (1 mtg.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: Not for credit Fee: $0 No refunds after: Mar. 7 (jmd/am) ONE DAY California Notary Public Course California needs additional professional Notaries for the expanding financial, real estate, business, and law professions. This is an excellent opportunity for you to serve the community and State. The class will provide the new or previously commissioned Notary with the education to take the State examina- tion. The State proctors (CPS) will admin- ister the State Notary Public examination at the end of this class. Note: The student needs to bring: Valid driver’s license, ID card, passport, or military ID and a passport or ID photo. A check, cash, or money order for $40.00 made out to the “Secretary of State” in order to take the exam (DO NOT com- bine any other fees with this check amount); a check, cash, or money order for 45.00 for the Study Guide. Two number 2 pencils and notebook or paper for taking notes. IN-CLASS Instructor: Staff Section: 108403-5004 Course No. LAW-80002 Time/Date: Apr. 24 Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: Not for credit Fee: No refunds after: IN-CLASS Instructor: Staff Section: 108423-5004 Course No. LAW-80002 Time/Date: June 13 Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: Not for credit Fee: No refunds after: PARALEGAL PROGRAM The American Bar Association defines a “Paralegal” as a person, qualified by education, training, or work experience who is employed or retained by an attor- ney, law firm, corporation, governmen- tal agency or other entity who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work under the direction and supervi- sion of a practicing licensed attorney. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permit- ted by law. (Cal Bus & Prof Code §§ 6450 et seq.) Paralegal Career Development Learn the practical skills and experiences that are critical to be an excellent paralegal. The course will center on launching a success- ful job search campaign. Best practices in career development and job search strategies will be covered, including resume prepara- tion, self-marketing principles, networking, interviewing skills and career enhancement resources. Topics will also include principles of law firm profitability and the paralegal’s role in the profit formula, and current licens- ing and ethical issues. Instruction includes client interviewing and interpersonal skills. Note: Class enrollment is limited to students who are officially enrolled in the Paralegal Certificate Program. No visitors permitted. IN-CLASS Instructor: Abigail Parente, M.A. Legal Recruiting Manager, Eastridge Legal. Section: 107588-5004 Course No. LAW-40059 Time/Date: Th 1:00-4:00 p.m., May 7-Jun. 11 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 15 (jmd/am) No visitors permitted. IN-CLASS Instructor: Judy Hissong, CLM, MBA Principal, Nesso Strategies. Patricia Groff, CLM Director of Administration, McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP Section: 108183-5004 Course No. LAW-40059 Time/Date: Tu 6:30-9:30 p.m., May 5-Jun. 9 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 15 (jmd/am) Introduction to the Legal System Be introduced to sources of American law and the systems by which the law is adminis- tered and enforced. Review the origins of law through the study of the U.S. Constitution and its development and adaptation into today’s legal systems. Gain practical knowl- edge of the courts and their impact of on everyday life. IN-CLASS Instructor: Daniel W. Park, J.D. Chief Campus Counsel, UC San Diego. Section: 108176-5004 Course No. LAW-40000 Time/Date: Tu 6:30-9:30 p.m., Mar. 24-Apr. 7 (3 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego. Credit: 1 unit in Law Fee: $250 No refunds after: Mar. 27 (vlk/jmd) Legal Communications Understand the written and oral communica- tion skills utilized in the law office environ- ment. Also learn the practical skills necessary to begin solving a legal problem. Legal writ- ing skills, client interviewing techniques and the dynamics of verbal communication are emphasized. IN-CLASS Instructor: Julia M. Dunlap, J.D. Director of Legal Education, UC San Diego. Kate Wilkins, CLAS Executive Director, Dysimmune Neuromuscular Diseases Foundation Section: 107345-5004 Course No. LAW-40015 Time/Date: M&Tu 1:00-4:00 p.m., Mar. 23-Apr. 20 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $350 No refunds after: Apr. 3 (vlk/jmd) Take Your Next Step with Center for Life/ Work Strategies UC San Diego Extension’s Life/Work Center provides resources for professionals who want to align their goals, skills, and interests for a more rewarding life. Free Resources Available • Online Self-Assessment • Quarterly Career Strategy Sessions • Quarterly Career Clinics Visit extension.ucsd.edu/careers
  5. 5. Law 206 I extension.ucsd.edu Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 Business Law for the Legal Professional Review the basic legal practice as it applies to business dealings.Topics include formation and interpretation of business organizations includ- ing corporations, exposure to commercial law, general and limited partnerships, and general concepts of transactional law and real estate practice. The material presented acquaints stu- dents with the logical thought process required to understand and work with the law. IN-CLASS Instructor: Jeffrey Bennion, J.D. Law Offices of Jeff Bennion. Section: 107347-5004 Course No. LAW-40001 Time/Date: Tu 1:00-4:00 p.m., Mar. 31-Jun. 2 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 10 (vlk/jmd) Computers for the Legal Professional This course is designed to provide you with an overview of computer use in the law office. The benefits of Computer-Assisted Research are reviewed as well as Legal Research Databases. Legal research through LEXIS is explained and demonstrated. Selected legal software programs and databases are reviewed and discussed. IN-CLASS Instructor: Christi McGowan Litigation Support Manager, Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC. Section: 107349-5004 Course No. LAW-40027 Time/Date: Th 2:00-5:00 p.m., Mar. 26-Apr. 30 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $350 No refunds after: Apr. 3 (vlk/jmd) Early enrollment advised. IN-CLASS Instructor: Christi McGowan Litigation Support Manager, Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC. Section: 108182-5004 Course No. LAW-40027 Time/Date: Tu 6:30-9:30 p.m., May 5-Jun. 9 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 15 (vlk/jmd) Civil Litigation I Receive a thorough overview of the civil litigation process. The first of a two course series, instruction will cover the procedures for preparing a case for trial, from prelawsuit investigation through trial. The focus is on procedures within state courts with some discussion of federal court procedure also. The course describes the paralegal’s function during the litigation process and ways in which paralegals can expand their level of responsibility. IN-CLASS Instructor: Ellen Turnage, J.D. Partner, McCoy Turnage & Robertson. Section: 107348-5004 Course No. LAW-40018 Time/Date: W&Th 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Mar. 25-Apr. 20 (10 mtgs. including 2 M mtgs Apr. 13 & 20) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 3 (vlk/jmd) Civil Litigation II Learn the specific tools a litigation paralegal is required to master. As a follow-up to “Civil Litigation I”, in this course you will take a case study and plan it, from filing a com- plaint to preparing it for trial. Participants will also organize a case for trial, learning how to summarize depositions, prepare joint disposition conference reports and organize information and documents. Additional top- ics include arbitration, settlement and media- tion, as well as the litigation paralegal’s role in pre-trial case preparation, trial and post-trial activities. IN-CLASS Instructor: Ellen Turnage, J.D. Partner, McCoy Turnage & Robertson. Section: 107351-5004 Course No. LAW-40021 Time/Date: Th 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Apr. 22-Jun. 11 (10 mtgs. including 2 W mtgs. Apr. 22 & 29) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 28 (vlk/jmd) IN-CLASS Instructor: Ellen Turnage, J.D. Partner, McCoy Turnage & Robertson. Section: 108180-5004 Course No. LAW-40021 Time/Date: W 6:30-9:15 p.m., Apr. 1-Jun. 3 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 13 (vlk/jmd) Evidence Law Be introduced to the study of the law of evidence. The material covered in the class presents practical applications of the rules of evidence, primarily referring to the California Evidence Code and the Federal Rules of Evidence. Instruction highlights areas that are especially relevant to the paralegal prac- tice. IN-CLASS Instructor: Christopher Ramey Partner, Ramey & Perry APC. Section: 107377-5004 Course No. LAW-40035 Time/Date: M 1:00-4:00 p.m., Apr. 27-Jun. 8; no mtg. May 25 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 1 (vlk/jmd) Ethics for the Legal Professional Legal professionals are required to know and follow the ethical standards and rules of professional conduct in order to stay current with their profession. You will learn day-to- day application of these important standards and rules. IN-CLASS Instructor: Kate Wilkins, CLAS Executive Director, Dysimmune Neuromuscular Diseases Foundation. Section: 107346-5004 Course No. LAW-40028 Time/Date: Tu 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Mar. 24-Apr. 7 (3 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 1 unit in Law UCSD Extension certifies this course is approved by the State Bar of California for 7.5 hours of MCLE credit. Fee: $250 No refunds after: Mar. 27 (vlk/jmd) IN-CLASS Instructor: Kate Wilkins, CLAS Executive Director, Dysimmune Neuromuscular Diseases Foundation. Section: 108177-5004 Course No. LAW-40028 Time/Date: Tu 6:30-9:30 p.m., Apr. 14-28 (3 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 1 unit in Law UCSD Extension certifies this course is approved by the State Bar of California for 7.5 hours of MCLE credit. Fee: $250 No refunds after: Apr. 17 (vlk/jmd) Legal Research and Analysis Learn the fundamental tools and skills involved in legal research and analysis. This course outlines the steps necessary to solve problems in California and Federal law through research. These steps include locat- ing legal authority, reading and comprehend- ing statutes and court decisions, interpreting legal authority and applying it to factual situ- ations, and presenting the results in a memo- randum of law. Note prerequisite: Legal Communications. IN-CLASS Instructor: Niles Sharif, Esq. Section: 107350-5004 Course No. LAW-40003 Time/Date: W 1:00-4:00 p.m., Apr. 8-Jun. 10 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 17 (vlk/jmd) IN-CLASS Instructor: Julia M. Dunlap, J.D. Director of Legal Education, UC San Diego. Section: 108181-5004 Course No. LAW-40003 Time/Date: Th 6:30-9:15 p.m., Apr. 9-Jun. 11 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 20 (vlk/jmd)
  6. 6. Law extension.ucsd.edu I 207Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 Estate Planning and Administration Do you want to contribute productively to an attorney’s practice in estate planning, estate administration, and conservatorships? This course presents the substantive back- ground and problem-spotting skills necessary to enable a paralegal to do just that. Topics include wills, trusts, durable power of attor- ney, life insurance, joint tenancy, retirement benefits, summary administration, probate administration, trust administration, con- servatorships, and applicable tax laws. Note: Elective for Paralegal Certificate. IN-CLASS Instructor: Carolyn R. Brock, J.D. Owner, Law Office of Carolyn R. Brock. Section: 108191-5004 Course No. LAW-40017 Time/Date: M 6:30-9:15 p.m., Mar. 30-Jun. 8; no mtg. May 25 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law Fee: $450 No refunds after: Apr. 10 (vlk/jmd) Contract Law Contract law permeates the entire field of civil practice. This course provides the stu- dent with both the theory of contracts and the practical skills needed in contract law. Instruction presents interesting and signifi- cant court cases for discussion, emphasiz- ing a practical approach to understanding contracts. Topics include all major areas of contracts, including offer, acceptance, consideration, statute of frauds, third-party beneficiaries, performance, breach of contract and damages. IN-CLASS Instructor: Niles Sharif, Esq. Section: 107376-5004 Course No. LAW-40019 Time/Date: M 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Apr. 27-Jun. 8; no mtg. May 25 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law UCSD certifies this course is approved by the State Bar of California for 15 hours of MCLE credit. Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 1 (vlk/jmd) Criminal Law and Procedure Criminal Law and Procedure is a survey course covering the elements of many typi- cal offenses in California and in other states. Some of these offenses include drug offenses, robbery, rape (and other sex offenses), bur- glary, murder, arson, and driving under the influence. You will be introduced to concepts in criminal law that will be illustrated with examples from actual cases. In addition, criminal procedure will be covered including: the prohibition against unreasonable search- es; interrogation and confession; the right to counsel and confront witnesses; and the right to be free from cruel and unusual punish- ment. Hybrid Note: 2 sessions online. HYBRID Instructor: Richard J. Sachs, J.D. Deputy District Attorney. Nicholas M. Tzakis, M.Ed., MBA Section: 108190-5004 Course No. LAW-40049 Time/Date: Th 6:30-9:15 p.m., Mar. 30-Jun. 28 (10 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 3 units in Law UCSD Extension certifies this course is approved for 20 hours of MCLE credit. Fee: $415 No refunds after: Apr. 20 (vlk/jmd) Immigration Law Students will be introduced to the basic legal principles relating to immigration into the U.S., learning how to analyze immigra- tion options for intending immigrants, and acquiring a working knowledge of the use of immigration forms in an immigration law practice. Topics to be covered include non- immigrant visitor, student and business visa options, immigrant business visa options, family immigration, asylum, criminal aspects of immigration law, and employer sanctions (form I-9 compliance). Note: UCSD certi- fies this activity is approved by the State Bar of California for 15 hours of MCLE credit. IN-CLASS Instructor: Teodora Purcell, J.D., LLM Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, certi- fied by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Section: 108228-5004 Course No. LAW-40038 Time/Date: W 6:30-9:30 p.m., May 6-Jun. 10 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension Unversity City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law Fee: $350 No refunds after: Tort Law A tort is a civil wrong which is remedied by compensation to the injured party. You will learn what constitutes a tort in this course, including intentional acts and negligent acts such as personal injury and what is the appropriate course of action when someone has been harmed. IN-CLASS Instructor: Ellen Turnage, J.D. Partner, McCoy Turnage & Robertson. Section: 107378-5004 Course No. LAW-40037 Time/Date: W 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., May 6-Jun. 10 (6 mtgs.) Location: UCSD Extension University City Ctr., 6256 Greenwich Dr., San Diego Credit: 2 units in Law UCSD certifies this course is approved by the State Bar of California for 15 hours of MCLE credit. Fee: $350 No refunds after: May 15 (vlk/jmd) Certificate Programs Law PROFESSIONAL • Intellectual Property • Paralegal, ABA Approved See Next Page ➔
  7. 7. Law 208 I extension.ucsd.edu Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 For information and to review the schedule of costs of attendance in a certificate program, visit extension.ucsd.edu/costofattendance. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE Intellectual Property As defined by the World Intellectual Property Organization: “Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce.” The Intellectual Property Professional Certificate is designed to serve the diverse needs of the community by providing a foundation in securing and maintaining patents, copyrights and trademarks. Mirroring the local economy, the Intellectual Property Professional Certificate offers a rich diversity in the disciplines of biosciences, soft- ware development, medical devices and the arts. Students are carefully prepared to comprehend the unique complexities of their specific indus- try in advanced subject specific courses. This Intellectual Property Professional Certificate is designed for the professional who wishes to change emphasis or earn continuing education credit; for the novice, wishing to begin a career in intellectual property; and those simply wishing to gain advice, perspective, develop basic skills, and/or network for per- sonal gain. With the help of a highly-qualified and prestigious advisory board, we have devel- oped a comprehensive program that focuses on essential intellectual property concepts and pro- cedures, while allowing the student to custom- ize his/her program by choosing an emphasis through electives. The Intellectual Property Professional Certificate will focus on a variety of topics, from core subject patents, trademarks and copyrights, and electives that include cur- rent topics in Biosciences, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications, Software Development, Literature and Art. The Intellectual Property Professional Certificate is not a type of certificate approved by the American Bar Association. Advisors Mark Abumeri, J.D. Partner Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP Bernie Greenspan Director, Intellectual Property Prometheus Laboratories Hani Z. Sayed, J.D. Associate Rutan & Tucker, LLP Leonard R. Svensson, Esq. Partner Birch, Strewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP To Register in the Certificate Program Certificate registration is required to complete the program. Candidates are encouraged to enroll in the certificate program as early as pos- sible to take advantage of program benefits. See pages 238-242. Application Fee: $60 Contact: Business, Professional & Legal Programs, (858) 534-8164 E-mail: jdunlap@ucsd.edu To Enroll in Courses For details on enrolling in individual courses, consult the general information section, pages 245-252. To enroll by mail, you may use the enrollment form on the inside back cover or call the Registration Office at (858) 534-3400. COURSE TITLE PAGE CRS. NO. UNITS FA WI SP SU REQUIRED COURSES (All 7 are required) Intellectual Property Law BUSA-40263 2 O, U O, U O, U O,U Principles of Copyrights BUSA-40539 3 n U Principles of Patents BUSA-40537 3 O, n U, O Principles of Trademarks BUSA-40538 3 U O Patent Prosecution BUSA-40540 3 U O Patent and IP Searching BUSA-40541 3 U n Advanced Issues in Intellectual Property BUSA-40542 3 n U O ELECTIVE COURSES (Minimum of 2 units required) Biotech Patent Law BUSA-40716 2 U O Computer and Software Law BUSA-40211 1 U O Foreign Patent Prosecution BUSA-40624 2 U Patent Drafting BUSA-40682 2 U O L=La Jolla M=Mission Valley O=Online U=University City n=Location TBA
  8. 8. Law extension.ucsd.edu I 209Spring 2015 I (858) 534-3400 For information and to review the schedule of costs of attendance in a certificate program, visit extension.ucsd.edu/costofattendance. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE Today, paralegals are in demand not only in law offices but also in a wide variety of organiza- tions, including consumer groups, corpora- tions, courts, government agencies, health care facilities, insurance companies, and real estate brokerages. UCSD Extension’s ABA-Approved Paralegal Program combines practical skills with legal theory and analysis, providing students with a balanced perspective and insight into the tasks paralegals perform. The American Bar Association defines a “Paralegal” as a person, qualified by education, training, or work experience who is employed or retained by an attorney, law firm, corpora- tion, governmental agency or other entity who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work under the direction and supervision of a practicing licensed attorney. Guidelines Accelerated Program This intensive, one-quarter (12-week) acceler- ated program is offered Summer, Fall and Spring quarters; classes are from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A Bachelor’s Degree is required or significant legal experi- ence. Conditions for Admission Applicants are officially admitted to the pro- gram upon completion of the application pro- cess, which includes: three letters of recommen- dation, official transcripts and the application for candidacy accompanied by a $60 fee. For more information, please visit the program website at extension.ucsd.edu/paralegal. Advisors Lisa Ashkins, MA, CNE Realtor Ascent Real Estate Luciana Case, CLA Certified Paralegal Butz, Dunn, & DeSantis Angelo J. Corpora, Professor Coordinator, Legal Studies Programs Palomar College Shirlyn Daddario, Esq. General Counsel Geocon Incorporated Carole Doria Legal Administrator Farmer Case Hack and Fedor Julia M. Dunlap, Esq. Attorney, Law Offices of Julia Dunlap Director of Legal Education, UC San Diego Extension Clifton O’Neal Emison, J.D. Paralegal Supervisor San Diego County Office of the Primary Public Defender Patti L Groff, CLM Director of Administration McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP G. Leigh Inman Library Director Thomas Jefferson School of Law Suzie Johnson Paralegal, Office of General Counsel San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Vicki L. Krantz Managing Director of Business, Science & Technology UC San Diego Extension Azra Mukanovic Legal Education Coordinator UC San Diego Extension Abigail Parente Senior Recruiter Eastridge Legal Stephanie Pfaff, Esq. Attorney DLA Piper LLP Katherine Scheele Paralegal Manager Robbins Umeda, LLP Shay Trias Civil Case Paralegal Smith, Steiner, Vanderpool & Wax, APC Katherine B. Wilkins, CLAS Executive Director Dysimmune Neuromuscular Diseases Foundation To Register in the Certificate Program Certificate registration is required to complete the program. Candidates are encouraged to enroll in the certificate program as early as pos- sible to take advantage of program benefits. See pages 238-242. Application Fee: $60 Contact: Business, Professional & Legal Programs, (858) 534-8164 E-mail: jdunlap@ucsd.edu To Enroll in Courses For details on enrolling in individual courses, consult the general information section, pages 245-252. To enroll by mail, you may use the enrollment form on the inside back cover or call the Registration Office at (858) 534-3400. COURSE TITLE PAGE CRS. NO. UNITS FA WI SP SU REQUIRED COURSES (All 10 courses are required) Introduction to the Legal System LAW-40000 1 U U U U Legal Communications LAW-40015 2 U U U U Business Law for the Legal Professional LAW-40001 3 U U U U Computers for the Legal Professional LAW-40027 2 U U U Ethics for the Legal Professional LAW-40028 1 U U U Civil Litigation I LAW-40018 3 U U U U Civil Litigation II LAW-40021 3 U U U Legal Research and Analysis LAW-40003 3 U U U Evidence Law LAW-40035 2 U U U U Paralegal Career Development LAW-40059 2 U U U ELECTIVES (6 units required) Administrative Law and Procedure LAW-40047 3 U Alternative Dispute Resolution LAW-40384 3 U Bankruptcy Law LAW-40016 3 U Immigration Law LAW-40038 2 U Intellectual Property Law BUSA-40263 2 O, U O, U U U Contract Law LAW-40019 2 U U U Computer and Software Law BUSA-40211 1 U O Corporate Law LAW-40044 3 U Criminal Law and Procedure LAW-40049 3 U U Domestic Relations Law LAW-40006 3 U Employment Law for the Paralegal LAW-40030 3 U Environmental Law LAW-40058 3 U Estate Planning and Administration LAW-40017 3 U Real Property Law LAW-40022 3 U Tort Law LAW-40037 2 U U U RECOMMENDED CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) Exam Preparation and Review LAW-40042 3 U U U L=La Jolla M=Mission Valley O=Online U=University City n=Location TBA Paralegal Studies (ABA Approved)

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