Program Tuition: $3,999.00

Paralegals help lawyers prepare for hearings, trials, and corporate meetings. However, their specific duties may vary depending on the size of the firm or organization. Our Paralegal Professional program will engage students in the study of the law and what it means to a Paralegal. Students will focus on legal analysis and writing, understanding the law, various aspects of how the law affects different individuals, and the many personal law issues that confront people in their everyday lives. This three-part course will prepare students for an exciting career as a paralegal.

This course has a 3-part training track:

• Paralegal Professional
• Legal Analysis and Writing
• Understanding the Law

After completing this course, you should be able to:
•Identify the job description and classifications of the paralegal profession
•Define law ethics, the categories of law, and the court system
•List the steps involved in trial and pretrial procedures
•Recall the basic anatomy of a statute and how to read a case
•Define counter-analysis and how to properly state legal issues
•Recall the fundamentals of effective legal writing
•Identify proper etiquette and techniques for drafting office legal memoranda andcorrespondence
•Recall basic classifications of the state and federal court system
•Define administrative law classifications
•Differentiate between the elements of torts and contracts


Upon successful completion of our Paralegal Professional course, students will be prepared, in part, to sit for the NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants) certification exam to become a CertifiedParalegal (CP).

MUST fulfill additional requirements per NALA to sit for the exam.

**This course DOES meet (e) below.

Graduation from, completion of, or current enrollment in the last semester or quarter of a paralegalprogram that meets one of the criteria listed in sections (a) through (e) below.

(a) a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association; or

(b)an associate degree program in paralegal studies; or

(c) a post-baccalaureate certificate program in paralegal studies; or(In addition to the official school transcript, candidates must submit an original course catalog or anoriginal letter from the school registrar or program director attesting that the program is a post-baccalaureate certificate program requiring a bachelor’s degree as a prerequisite.)

(d) a bachelor’s degree program in paralegal studies; or

(e) a paralegal program which consists ofa minimum of 60 semester hours (or equivalent quarter hours)of which at least 15 semester hours (or equivalent quarter hours) are substantive legal courses.(Candidates applying under Category 1(e) may combine college hours from more than one institution.The candidate must have graduated from a paralegal program consisting of a minimum of 15 semesterhours [or 225 clock hours or equivalent quarter hours]. Evidence of the minimum hours required underCategory 1(e) must be provided with the application form.)


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National Certification Opportunity *

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Laptops Available *

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Certificate of Completion

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