Kensington College

Kensington College

Established in 1991

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"I want to thank you for the great education I received at Kensington. Not only has your school given me the knowledge that will last a lifetime, you also helped me realize that I can accomplish my goals. Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to better myself."

Sophy C. Whitlock
KC Graduate

Kensington College
2428 N Grand Avenue,
Suite D
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Tel: 714-542-8086
Fax: 714-245-2425

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Course Description - Legal Studies

BUSINESS LAW - Course includes the study of Personal/Real Property, Bailment’s, Landlord-Tenant Relationships, Agency, Business Organization and Probate laws..

CAREER DEVELOPMENT- Provides specific suggestions for the writing of the cover letter and resume. Stresses correct interview techniques.

CIVIL LITIGATION - Overview of civil procedure from acceptance of a civil case to trial. The study of the court system is included.

COMPUTER I - WordPerfect has become the industry standard for word processing in the legal field. In Computer I the student creates legal documents, modifies documents, and final drafts.

COMPUTER II - Students will learn mail merge, document assembly, legal documents, and will gain additional hands-on computer time to enforce their learning skills.

COMPUTER III - This course covers the computer applications of legal forms (Legal Solutions) and for maintaining time and expense records (Time slips) within the legal office.

CONTRACT LAW - Provides students with their first opportunity to learn the law through the Socratic method by briefing and studying cases. Will help students develop reasoning skills also.

ENGLISH (Grammar) - Review of Grammar, punctuation, and the basic sentence structure. Course introduces legal terminology, and the rules of spelling are covered.

ENGLISH (Writing) - Fundamentals of expository writing used to complete successfully all written matters assigned by a supervising attorney. Letters, memoranda, and reports will be covered, as well as summarizing a deposition.

LEGAL RESEARCH - Essential skills needed to perform research under the direction of a supervising attorney are taught. Students learn to distinguish between secondary and primary legal authority.

LEGAL WRITING - Emphasis is given to the writing form and style necessary in a law firm. Course covers how to write and prepare a "Memorandum" to the supervising attorney.

LEGAL PROCEDURES I - A logical step-by-step method gives the student the necessary background and knowledge of legal terminology and procedures. Preparation of a lawsuit in Personal Injury is covered.

LEGAL PROCEDURES II - Necessary terminology, background, and knowledge of legal procedures for preparation of lawsuits in the area of Criminal Law and Probate Law.

LEGAL PROCEDURES III - Necessary terminology, background, and knowledge of legal procedures for preparation of lawsuits in the area of Corporate Law
and Real Property.

LEGAL PROCEDURES IV - A logical step-by-step method to give the student the necessary terminology, background, and knowledge of legal procedures for preparation of lawsuits in the area of Family Law.

MACHINE TRANSCRIPTION - Legal records are the "memory" of any law firm, and proper organization and control is of primary importance. Rules of filing are covered.

RECORDS MANAGEMENT - Legal records are the "memory" of any law firm, and proper organization and control is of primary importance. Rules of filing are covered.

TORT LAW/PERSONAL INJURY - Course includes intentional torts, negligence, strict liability, products liability, damages, and the defenses to those torts

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