This intensive, nationally-acclaimed
program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Training includes instruction on how to assist trial attorneys, inteview witnesses, investigate
complex fact patterns, research the law,and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation.
The instruction is practiced-
oriented and relates to those areas of the law in which paralegals
are most in demand. The Paralegal Certificate Course© offers
instruction on how to work as a full-time or part-time paralegal,
or how to open your own freelance business. There are no prerequisites other than a high school diploma or GED, but you must be prepared to complete a significant amount of homework each week. This program can help you increase your office’s efficiency,
productivity, and billable
hours as well as provide new marketable job skills.
Students are required to purchase
the following textbooks prior to the start of class:
Federal Civil Rules Booklet.Introduction to Paralegalism, 7th edition, by William Statsky; Uniform System Citation, most recent edition.
Sample Pages: Organization
and Research Techniques in West Group Publications, most recent edition.
Paralegal Certificate Course Workbook, by Margaret
Paralegal Career for Dummies, by Scott and Lisa Hatch. Recommended Legal resources:Oran’s Dictionary of the
Law, 4th edition.
All textbooks and resources, including
WESTLAW access, are available
for purchase from The Center for Legal Studies by calling 1-800-522-7737 or by using the secure online
order form at www.legalstudies.com. Prices, availability, location, and required textbooks are subject to change.