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PLEG255 - Business Organizations Law

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course is designed to provide students an overview of business organizations, with an emphasis on sole proprietorships, corporations, partnerships, professional corporations, and limited liability entities. Through in-depth study of this material, students will learn how these business entities are legally formed, operated and dissolved, and will gain an understanding of the responsibilities of the paralegal in this area of law. Through multiple hands-on drafting projects, students will develop the professional skills necessary to support attorneys practicing in this field. Finally, students will evaluate the many ethical issues that arise in this practice area, with focus on an internal business-entity law department as well as a private practice setting representing business entities and governmental law departments that deal with business entities.

Prerequisite(s): PLEG 110