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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.


Format: Online Course

Hours: 42 hours / 4.2 CEUs

When: Bi-monthly start dates

Cost: $729

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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

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

January Session – Register Now
Monday, January 11, 2016 - Friday, February 26, 2016

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Continuing Education Information: 

Students will be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion for 4.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon completion of 42 hours of course work.
Attendance Policy and Other Important Requirements:
Timely and successful completion of written and oral assignments is required. To receive your Certificate of Completion, you must have a score of 70% or better on assignments and on the final written examination.