Advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere, will be examined. The conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard copy research will be taught. You will also learn how to formulate WESTLAW search queries and effectively and efficiently use WESTLAW and other online legal research methods as timesaving devices in legal research and legal writing.
This course is designed to examine more thoroughly advanced and specialized approaches to utilizing the legal sources available in the law library and online.
The Advanced Legal Research and Writing Certificate is offered in partnership by the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and the Center for Legal Studies.
Who Should Attend?
Individuals who have already completed the core paralegal course or have worked as a paralegal for at least a year
August Session –
Monday, August 25, 2014 – Friday, October 10, 2014
7 weeks / 42 hours / 4.2 CEUs
Successful graduates of this non-credit course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.