Prepare for a career as a paralegal. Paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the number of paralegals to increase 28% between 2008 and 2018, much faster than the national average for all occupations.

Snapshot

Format: Online course

Hours: 90

Credits: 9.0 CEUs

When: Bi-monthly start dates

Cost: $1,595 + materials

  • Legal terminology, ethics, and the litigation process
  • the rules of evidence and civil procedure
  • basic interviewing and investigation techniques and the development and use of demonstrative evidence
  • preparation of discovery matter, such as Interrogatories, Requests for Admissions, and Requests for Production of Documents.
  • how to identify relevant law
  • research skills and techniques for use in legal memoranda, motions, and briefs
  • preparation of legal documents
  • preparation and critique of legal memoranda

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 Number: 

92678

Course Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2020 to Friday, August 14, 2020
Course Format: 
Online
Course Fee(s): 

$1,595 (does not include course materials)

This program is coordinated by our educational partner, The Center for Legal Studies, 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 the Center for Legal Studies.