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Course Overview

This accelerated course teaches the real-life skills you need to be a successful paralegal and prepare for entry- to mid-level positions in the legal field. Paralegal positions are expected to have a faster-than-average growth rate in the U.S. between now and 2022. This certificate program can help you get into this promising career.

The Paralegal Certificate Program offers 96 hours of instruction and is designed for students who seek a broad overview of the legal system, legal research and other paralegal skills. The course also covers civil procedure and litigation, criminal procedure, evidence, interviewing, discovery, ethics, and legal research and writing.

What You'll Learn

  • Prepare trial notebooks
  • Conduct legal research using LexisNexis
  • Draft legal documents
  • Participate in a hands-on legal service-learning project
  • Become familiar with the various areas of practice within the law
  • Have the opportunity to network and connect with the legal community

Who Should Attend

If you have an interest in working in the legal field and enjoy working with people, a paralegal career is the perfect choice for you. Those looking to start a profession as a paralegal, considering law school or wanting to brush up on specific skills should attend.

Prerequisites

The Paralegal Certificate program requires a minimum of a high school diploma.
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Section Title
Paralegal Certificate Course - Live Online
Type
Live Online
Days
M, W
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 20, 2021 to Nov 10, 2021
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 21, 2021 to Nov 11, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
96.0
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $2,995.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 17, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 13, 2021
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