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LegaL Programs Business Courses for
127 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Taxation of Corporations and
127 Bankruptcy Law shareholders
127 Business Law Page 32.
127 Family Law International Taxation
127 Legal Secretary Training Page 32.
127 Legal/Training Skills
Partnership Taxation m
127 Paralegal Training
128 MCLE Credit
Taxation of Property Transactions m advanced estate Planning
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For more information see page 126. Litigation/Corporations
Taught by Working Profession- X 402.1 Law 32.4 units $5,500
Reg# V5741B An ABA-approved paralegal program offered in coop-
Orientation: als, including Judges, Attorneys, eration with the UCLA School of Law.
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paralegals in law firms, businesses, government, and
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895.54 Management 3.3 CEU $395 tion in the public or private sector as a competent and
Application Deadline: Mar 16 Extension Bldg. professional paralegal. The program is approved by the
33 hours of MCLE credit available, including 2 hours
American Bar Association and fulfills educational
of Legal Ethics. Paralegals may not provide legal For more information, including requirements to practice as a paralegal in California.
This is an introductory course in bankruptcy law and services directly to the public, except
procedure. The course is designed as a broad overview admissions requirements and Instructors for the program are approved by the UCLA
of bankruptcy for students, general practitioners, or oth- as permitted by law. application procedure, visit School of Law, and are practicing judges, attorneys and
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incorporates the changes made under the Bankruptcy ates. The program provides two options for study: a
Litigation Option (available summer and fall quarters)
Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. This page. which offers training in a variety of legal fields of study;
Visitors not permitted. Internet access required to retrieve
course materials. & and a Litigation/Corporation Option (available in winter
and spring quarters) which focuses on corporate and
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For technical requirements see page 163. For more information call (310) 206-1409 or
Classroom 105 services directly to the public, except as permitted by
Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm, law. Lifetime placement assistance is available. For
April 6-June 15, 12 mtgs. Business Law m
(1 mtg. to be arranged) X 108 Management 4 units $550 c Legal Secretaries Training Program information email email@example.com, call (310)
808.62 Law 4.4 CEU $775 825-0741, or visit uclaextension.edu/ptpcatalog. Visitors
Lauren Ross, JD, Lauren Ross, Attorney-at-Law Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. For more
(Includes course materials.) not permitted. Course materials are available both in
information see this page. &
For more information visit uclaextension.edu/lstpcatalog class and via Internet. &
Business Law April 5-June 21
or call (310) 206-1409. Visitors not permitted. For more
information see page 126.
Westwood: G33E UCLA Extension Bldg.
John Michael Strickland, JD, Yale Law School; BA in
For more information call (310) 206-1409. Reg# V5666B Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm,
Psychology and Political Science, Rice Universit
UCLA: 2270 School of Public Affairs Bldg. April 13-March 22, 91 mtgs.
Business Law ✷✷ Saturday, 9am-1pm, Special refund policy is defined in the program
X 108 Management 4 units $495 c
This course explores the legal environment in which
Family Law April 3-June 26, 12 mtgs.
(no mtg. 5/29) Paul Bergman, JD, Professor of Law, UCLA School of
businesses operate and studies the interaction between For more information call (310) 206-1409. Annette F. Walker, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Law
business and the legal system. Students examine vari-
ous areas of the law which are integral to the operation Guide to Drafting and Litigating
of business enterprises today. Topics include contracts, Pre- and Postmarital Agreements Legal Training/Skills
torts, agency, Uniform Commercial Code, bankruptcy, 832.23 Management 0.3 CEU $175
and the legal principles applicable to the different forms For more information call (310) 206-1409.
3.75 hours of MCLE credit available.
of business entities. Business owners, managers, Marital agreements can protect family wealth and busi-
accountants, paralegals, and all those seeking to gain nesses in the event of death or divorce. They can settle Introduction to Legal Software
or broaden their general understanding of the legal difficult financial issues before, and sometimes during, Applications
system should benefit from this course. Business Law marriage. But the key to a success marital agreement: 895.14 Management 3.3 CEU $595
also prepares students for the legal section of the CPA they require careful planning and drafting to be 33 hours of MCLE credit available.
Exam. Prerequisite: Required course in the Certificates enforceable. This course explains not only how to draft (Course fee includes subscription to Westlaw for most
in Accounting, Business Fundamentals, and Business and execute an enforceable contract, but also how to of the course.)
Administration. Visitors not permitted. & defend the agreement from attack. Family lawyers, Prerequisite: An understanding of email and an email
Reg# V5663B estate planning attorneys, mediators, collaborative account, knowledge of the Internet, and word processing
UCLA: 1209B Bunche Hall attorneys, accountants, financial planners, and other skills are required. No official grade is issued for this
Thursday, 6:30-10pm, family advisors learn how to advise their clients and class but progress is gauged by the scores from various
April 1-June 17, 12 mtgs. negotiate a positive outcome. Advance enrollment writing and computer based assignments throughout the
L. Richard Walton, JD, LLM, CPA, Of Counsel, Buchal- required; no enrollment at the door. course. All assignments and class materials are available
ter Nemer, A Professional Corporation through UCLA Extension’s Blackboard system. Note that
withdrawal from the class results in immediate cancel-
UCLA: 2250 School of Public Affairs Bldg.
lation of Westlaw access. Internet access required to c UC credit; see page 169
✷✷ Saturday, 8:30am-12:30pm,
retrieve course materials. Visitors not permitted. For
February 20, 1 mtg.
more information see page 126. & m Online course
Peter M. Walzer, family law specialist certified by the
California Board of Legal Specialization; Fellow, American kkk & Text required; see page 168
Academy of Matrimonial Law. Mr. Walzer specializes in
drafting premarital agreements and marital dissolutions. M Course held during daytime hours
128 Legal Programs Enroll at uclaextension.edu or call (310) 825-9971 or (818) 784-7006
MCLE Credit Courses for Spring
Approved by the State Bar of California
Are you aware that UCLA Extension offers a large and wide-ranging Advanced Estate Planning, 25.5 Organizing, Financing, and
selection of courses that carry MCLE credit hours? hours (plus 1 hour of Legal Ethics), Operating a Start-Up
page 56. Entertainment Production
These courses have been approved by the State Bar of California Company, 34 hours, page 102.
Survey of Personal Financial
and conform to the standards for approved education activities pre- Planning m, 34 hours, page 57. Entertainment Financing: From
scribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California First $ to Distribution of Profits,
Financial Analysis in Personal
governing minimum continuing legal education. Financial Planning m, 34 hours
34 hours, page 103.
In addition, some of these courses also fulfill Legal Ethics, (plus 3 hours Legal Ethics), page 57. Music Publishing: A Creative and
Substance Abuse, and Elimination of Bias hours. Business Perspective (Hybrid),
Investments in Personal Financial
34 hours, page 104.
Planning m, 34 hours, page 57.
Business & Management Introduction to Investments m,
Income Taxation in Personal
34 hours, page 42.
Auditing: Financial, 36.75 hours, Financial Planning m, 34 hours, Legal Programs
page 28. Elements of Human Resources page 57.
Management, 34 hours, page 46. Mediation Training Program:
Nonprofit Accounting, 34 hours, Estate Planning m, 34 hours (plus The Art of Win-Win Negotiations,
page 28. Employee Relations and Legal 1 hour of Legal Ethics and 0.5 hour of 25 hours, page 127.
Aspects of Human Resources Elimination of Bias), page 57.
Auditing: Financial m, Management, 34 hours, page 46. Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law,
36.75 hours, page 31. Ethics in Personal Financial 33 hours (including 2 hours Legal
Elements of Human Resources Planning, 6.75 hours, page 57. Ethics), page 127.
Federal Income Taxation, Management m, 34 hours, page 46.
39.5 hours, page 32. Mortgage Loan Brokering and Guide to Drafting and Litigating
Employee Relations and Legal Lending, 36.75 hours (plus 3 hours Pre- and Postmarital Agreements,
Fundamentals of Tax Preparation, Aspects of Human Resources 3.75 hours, page 127.
Legal Ethics), page 58.
39.5 hours, page 32. Management m, 34 hours, page 46.
Real Estate Practice, 45 hours (plus Introduction to Legal Software
Taxation of Corporations and Fundamentals of International Applications, 33 hours, page 127.
3 hours Legal Ethics), page 58.
Shareholders, 34 hours, page 32. Trade, 34 hours, page 48.
Real Estate Investment Analysis,
IRS Enrolled Agent Examination Export Documentation, Traffic,
Preparation: Comprehensive, and Banking, 34 hours, page 48.
36.75 hours, page 58. Public Policy
84 hours, page 32. Real Estate Finance, 45 hours, Collaboration, Consensus Building,
Law in International Business, page 59.
IRS Enrolled Agent Examination and Sustainable Development:
34 hours, page 48.
Preparation: Individuals, 37.5 hours, Advanced Legal Aspects of Real Creating Better Decision-Making
page 33. International Business Management, Estate, 34 hours, page 59. Frameworks, One Community at a
34 hours, page 49. Time, 6 hours, page 139.
Federal Income Taxation m, Real Estate Practice m, 45 hours
39.5 hours, page 33. Fundamentals of International (plus 3 hours Legal Ethics), page 59. Climate Change: How to Comply
Trade m, 34 hours, page 49. with the Body of Regulations,
Taxation of Property Real Estate Finance m, 45 hours, 6 hours, page 139.
Transactions m, 34 hours, Survey of Personal Financial page 60.
page 33. Planning, 34 hours, page 55. Successful CEQA Compliance: A
Legal Aspects of Real Estate m, Step-by-Step Approach, 12 hours,
Partnership Taxation m, 34 hours, Financial Analysis in Personal 36.75 hours, page 60.
Financial Planning, 34 hours page 140.
(plus 3 hours Legal Ethics), page 55. Sustainability Ethics, 6 hours,
Entrepreneurship and New Venture
Retirement Plans and Other Engineering & page 140.
Formation, 34 hours, page 38.
Employee Benefits, 34 hours Technical Management Managing EIRs and EISs: Strategies
Basic Managerial Finance, 34 hours, (plus 1 hour Legal Ethics), page 55. for Success, 6 hours, page 140.
page 39. Government Contract Pricing,
Investments in Personal Financial 33 hours, page 90. CEQA: 2010 Updates, Issues, and
Basic Managerial Finance m, Planning, 34 hours, page 56. Trends, 6 hours, page 140.
34 hours, page 40. Elements of Government Contract
Income Taxation in Personal Administration, 33 hours m, The Subdivision Map Act: An
Interest Rates: Levels, Structure, Financial Planning, 34 hours, page 91. Introduction and 2010 Update,
and Federal Reserve Policy, page 56. 6 hours, page 140.
6.75 hours, page 41.
Insurance in Personal Financial
Introduction to Investments, Planning, 34 hours, page 56.
Entertainment Studies & Property Rights, Takings, and
Exactions, 6 hours, page 140.
34 hours, page 42.
Personal Financial Planning
Performing Arts California’s General Plans: Crafting
Security Analysis, 34 hours, Practicum, 34 hours, page 56. The Business of Entertainment Sustainability, Community, and
page 42. (Hybrid), 34 hours, page 101. Culture, 6 hours, page 140.
Estate Planning, 34 hours (plus 1
Advanced Security Analysis and hour of Legal Ethics and 0.5 hour of Risky Business: Financing and
Hedge Fund Principles, 34 hours, Elimination of Bias), page 56. Distributing Independent Films,
page 42. 7 hours, page 102.