Pursue a Career in One of the Fastest Growing Legal Professions

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the paralegal profession will grow 14% over the next decade, adding 49,900 jobs.

In only three months, start a lucrative career or take a significant step toward furthering your development as a legal professional with our hands-on Paralegal Certificate programs. Learn to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation.

We are offering an exclusive 10% discount June 1 - 15 on Paralegal Certificate Online Option format course when you use code SUMMER10.

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Format: Online or Classroom

Hours: 90

Credits: 9.0 CEUs

When: 4 Start Options

Cost: $1,895 + materials

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn legal terminology, ethics, and the foundations of the litigation process
  • Determine the rules of evidence and the process for civil procedure
  • Adopt basic interviewing and investigation techniques while learning how to develop the use of demonstrative evidence
  • Prepare discovery matter, such as Interrogatories, Requests for Admissions, and Requests for Production of Documents.
  • Learn how to identify and research relevant law
  • Develop research skills and techniques for use in legal memoranda, motions, and briefs
  • Critique and prepare legal documents

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals seeking paralegal training and skills necessary for a career as a paralegal
  • Current paralegals wanting to increase their office's efficiency, productivity, and billable hours as well as learn new marketable job skills

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

Classroom Option – Register Now
Learn in person with specific due dates for assignments.
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Friday, June 7 – Saturday, August 3, 2024
Fridays, 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. ET
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

Online Option – Register Now
View online materials weekly with specific due dates for assignments.
Monday, June 24 - Friday, October 4, 2024

Live-Online Option – Register Now
Learn via Zoom with specific due dates for assignments.
Tuesday, July 9 - Saturday, August 31, 2024
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Self-Study Option – Register Now
Learn at your own pace with six months to complete all assignments.

Course Fee(s): 

$1,895 (does not include course materials)

Classroom Course:
Gail Stowers
received a Bachelors of Science in Social Work from the University of Georgia and attended paralegal school in Raleigh, North Carolina. Stowers worked as a litigation paralegal with the law firm of Beaver, Holt and Richardson, and later attended Webster University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where she received a dual Masters degree in Management and in Human Resources.

Stowers has been employed with the State Personnel Administration in the Legal Services Division as a Human Resources Project Manager and Employee Relations Specialist for more than 10 years. Some of her responsibilities include legal research, program management of the statewide alternative dispute resolution program, ADA Compliance manager and consultant to managers, employees and non-state entities. She also participates in some legislative and diversity management activities.

Online and Online Flex Course:
This program is coordinated by our educational partner, CLS by BARBRI, one of America's most respected legal education training centers. They have offered legal programs nationally since 1980. These courses are taught by experienced legal and educational professionals selected by CLS.