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					126     Legal Programs                                                                      Enroll at or call (310) 825-9971 or (818) 784-7006

  LegaL Programs                                                                       Business Courses for
  127    Alternative Dispute Resolution
                                                                                       Legal Professionals
                                                                                       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
                                                                                       Page 33.
  128    MCLE Credit
                                                                                       Taxation of Property Transactions m        advanced estate Planning
                                                                                       Page 33.                                   Page 56.
                                                                                      + estate Planning
                                                                                                                                  For more information call
                                                                                       Page 56.                                   (310) 825-4938.

                                                                                                                                 + Also offered online.

  The Legal Secretaries                                                                Mediation Training Program
  Training Program                                                                     The Art of Win-Win Negotiations
                                                                                       This program is essential for              Through manuals, lectures, experi-
  Behind Every Good Attorney Is a Great Legal Secretary                                professionals in law, business,            ential exercises, and role-playing,
                                                                                       psychology, human resources,               this intensive course teaches both
                                                                                       insurance, real estate, and medi-          the theory and practice of media-
                                                                                       cine—as well anyone who wants              tion. Topics include navigating
                                                                                       to learn a short-term method to            through conf lict, active listening,
                                                                                       resolve disputes designed to save          interest-based negotiations, six-
                                                                                       time and money while maximizing            stage mediation process, confiden-
                                                                                       goodwill and cooperation.                  tiality, and constructing and writ-
                                                                                                                                  ing settlement agreements.
                                                                                                                                  Page 127.

                                                                                       For detailed information visit or call
                                                                                       (310) 206-1409.
  Professionalism, competence, effi-        With specialized and focused train-
  ciency: these are the qualities law       ing taught by a seasoned legal profes-
  firms seek in a legal secretary.          sional, our program can prepare you

                                                                                       Introduction to Legal
                                            to become a vital part of a legal team,
  In today’s business world, the legal
                                            broaden your opportunities for job
  secretary who has the legal, techni-
                                            advancement, and enhance your goal
                                                                                       Software Applications
  cal, and people skills to work effec-
                                            of professional and personal growth.
  tively with lawyers, judges, staff,
  industry experts, clients, and the        The 12-session course consists of a
  general public is in high demand.         combination of lecture, practical          The practice of law involves many          overview of key legal software pack-
                                            exercises, written assignments,            legal software tools, but depending        ages, including legal research data-
  That’s why the UCLA Extension
                                            exams, and a computerized word             on your practice area and jurisdic-        bases (Westlaw and Lexis), advanced
  Legal Secretaries Training Program
                                            processing skills exam. Our program        tion, you may end up using one             document management and word
  (LSTP) has spent over a decade
                                            also prepares you for the California       legal software tool over another. In       processing (Microsoft Word macros),
  preparing students with practical
                                            Certified Legal Secretaries Exam.          addition, you need to be aware of          electronic discovery (Concordance
  and substantive legal knowledge to
  work in this fast-paced and chal-         If you’re ready to launch your             the many legal research tools, data        and CT Summation), negotiation
  lenging career. Our program can           new career as a legal secretary, the       warehousing and manipulation               and trial graphics (PowerPoint), and
  benefit not only those seeking to         LSTP is here to help you every             tools, and, most importantly, pre-         billable time management software
  become legal secretaries, but anyone      step of the way.                           sentation tools available to you.          (RainMaker, Carpe Diem).
  interested in learning about the law                                                 Discover your options at this general      Course fee includes subscription to
                                            Page 127.
  office structure, the litigation pro-                                                introduction to the various legal soft-    Westlaw for most of the course.
  cess, and general legal principles.                                                  ware applications and their uses.
                                                                                                                                  Page 127.
                                                                                       Designed for attorneys, librarians,
                                                                                       paralegals, legal secretaries, clerks,     For more information call
  For more information visit or call (310) 206-1409.     and law students, it provides a general    (310) 206-1409.
Enroll at or call (310) 825-9971 or (818) 784-7006                                                                                                                                                    Legal Programs                  127
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Reg# V5734B
Alternative Dispute
                                                                       Paralegal Training Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Westwood: UCLA Extension Bldg.
Resolution                                                                                                                                                                                               Wednesday, 6:30-9:30pm,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         March 31-June 16, 12 mtgs.
For more information call (310) 206-1409.                                                                                                                                                          Alan Schroeder, Law Librarian, Stroock & Stroock & 
                                                                        ABA-approved Since 1975                                                                                                    Lavan LLP
Mediation Training Program:
The Art of Win-Win Negotiations                                         Offered in Cooperation with the
895.20  Management 2.5 CEU  $495                                        UCLA School of Law                                                                                                         Paralegal Training
25 hours of MCLE credit available.                                                                                                                                                                 For more information email, visit
Students who complete this program receive a certificate                5- and 11-Month Program
                                                                                                                                                                                         , or call (310) 825-0741.
of completion.  All who participate are encouraged to                   Options Available
attend the optional orientation on Wednesday, April 21.
For more information visit                 Day and Evening Classes                                                                                                    Paralegal Training Program:
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.
       UCLA: 161 Dodd Hall                                              and Paralegals                                                                                                             (Formerly Attorney Assistant Training Program.)
       Wednesday, 7-8:30pm,                                                                                                                                                                        An ABA-approved paralegal program offered in coop-
       April 21                                                         Financial Aid Available                                                                                                    eration with the UCLA School of Law. (Formerly Attorney 
       UCLA: 175 Dodd Hall                                                                                                                                                                         Assistant Training Program.) The goals of the Paralegal 
    ✷✷ Saturday & Sunday, 8:30am-6pm,                                   Lifetime Career Services and                                                                                               Training  Program  (PTP)  are  to  prepare  students:  To 
       May 1, 2 & 8, 3 mtgs.
John P. Biancardi, MA, President, Divorce Mediation 
                                                                        Assistance                                                                                                                 function as ethical, effective, and efficient professional 
                                                                                                                                                                                                   paralegals in law firms, businesses, government, and 
Associates                                                                                                                                                                                         nonprofit  organizations; To  perform  a  wide  variety  of 
                                                                        Offered This Quarter
                                                                                                                                                                                                   legal work under the supervision of attorneys; and To 
                                                                        Litigation/Corporations option                                                                                             easily adapt to the changing role of the paralegal and 
Bankruptcy Law                                                                                                                                                                                     to  the  changing  needs  of  the  legal  community.  This 
                                                                        Tue & Thu,                                                  Attend Our Free Open House                                     program provides training in substantive and procedural 
For more information call (310) 206-1409.
                                                                        Apr 13, 2010-Mar 22, 2011                                                                                                  law, legal analysis, legal ethics, professional responsibil-
                                                                        6:30-9:30pm                                                 Sat, Mar 13, 10am-12pm                                         ity, legal forms, and practical skills necessary to func-
Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law                                                                                                      Westwood: G-33 W UCLA
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 
                                                                                                                                                                                                   paralegals.  Assistance  in  career  counseling  and  job 
ers  with  little  or  no  prior  experience  with  bankruptcy.                                                                                              search  opportunities  are  available  to  program  gradu-
Instruction  covers  chapter  7  and  13  bankruptcy  and                                                                           or call (310) 825-0741.
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 
Reg# V5665B
        Downtown Los Angeles: 261 S. Figueroa St.,                 Online Courses                                                   Legal Secretary Training                                       business litigation. Completion of the Paralegal Training
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Program fulfills the educational requirements for Cali-
        Figueroa Courtyard, Suite 100W,                                                                                                                                                            fornia paralegals. Paralegals may not provide legal
                                                                   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, call (310)
                                                                                                                                    808.62  Law 4.4 CEU  $775                                      825-0741, or visit 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       class and via Internet.  &
                                                                   Reg# V5758B
Business Law                                                             April 5-June 21
                                                                                                                                    or call (310) 206-1409. Visitors not permitted. For more
                                                                                                                                    information see page 126.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Reg# V6607B
                                                                                                                                                                                                           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
                                                                   Reg# V5027B
                                                                                                                                    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
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  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.
  page 33.
                                          (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.

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