These advanced online paralegal topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© and are specifically designed for those who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies in specialized facets of contemporary law. Additional paralegal training will give you a strong competitive edge over other paralegals and should increase your salary.
These advanced paralegal topics provide comprehensive training and will enhance your legal knowledge and skills. Those who successfully complete at least six advanced paralegal topics will be awarded an Advanced Paralegal Certificate of Completion from the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
The Advanced Paralegal Certificate Program is offered in conjunction withthe University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and the Center for Legal Studies.
Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during one seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order. Online participants should expect to spend at least 45-50 hours reading and preparing assignments and tests for each course.
Advanced Paralegal Topics:
- Advanced Legal Research -
- Alternate Dispute Resolution -
- Bankruptcy Law -
- Business Law and Practices -
- Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties -
- Criminal Law -
- Criminal Procedure -
- Education Law -
- Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, and Probate -
- Family Law -
- Immigration Law -
- Intellectual Property -
- Victim Advocacy -
- Water Law -
- Real Property Law -
January Session –
Monday, January 9 - Friday, February 24, 2016
$300 per course
45 Hours / 4.5 CEUs per course. Those who successfully complete at least six advanced paralegal topics will be awarded an Advanced Paralegal Certificate of Completion from the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
Attendance Policy and Other Important Requirements:
Timely and successful completion of written and oral assignments is required. To receive your Continuing Education Units (CEUs), you must have a score of 70% or better on written assignments and on the final written examination.
NALA Certified Paralegal Exam: Students who have a Bachelors degree in any subject and successful completion of the Paralegal Certificate Program and at least 3 advanced paralegal topics are eligible to sit for the optional NALA Certified Paralegal Exam.