Paralegal Certificate – Online
The Paralegal Certificate online program will prepare you for success in this growing career field. You’ll learn about the American legal system, how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more. This self-paced, Web-based program will get you ready for an entry-level paralegal position, and it’ll prepare you to take the Certified Paralegal/Certified Legal Assistant (CP/CLA) certification exam. You’ll be paired with an instructor for one-on-one assistance, and you’ll also receive free access to NALA Campus and Westlaw! Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a voucher to sit for the Certified Paralegal exam.
Prerequisite:In order to enroll in this program, you must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. We also recommend that you have computer skills, including knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (especially Word and PowerPoint) and good keyboarding skills (60 words per minute or faster). Also helpful are good skills in English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and composition.
Learning Objectives:Understand the common responsibilities and duties of paralegals Know how the paralegal field is regulated Understand ethics for attorneys and paralegals Be familiar with how the American legal system is structured and how it operates Be able to perform legal analyses Conduct legal interviews Understand the duties of a litigation assistant in the four stages of litigation Conduct legal research Implement guidelines and proper etiquette for legal writing Understand methods of formal and informal administrative advocacy
Materials included:Introduction to Paralegalism, by William P. Statsky, and West’s Paralegal Today: Legal Team at Work, by Roger Miller
Note:In order to meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the NALA Certified Paralegal exam, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in any field or have seven years of experience as a legal assistant under the supervision of a member of the Bar. We encourage you to review exam requirements prior to enrolling in this course. Eligibility requirements can be found at www.nala.org/ careertraining.ed2go.com/ksuconed/training-programs/online-paralegal-certificate-nala-exam?Category=legal For our online course refund policy, click cpe.kennesaw.edu/registration/policies/. You will receive a password and log-in information via email within 3-5 business days of registering for this course. Course materials are included and will be mailed to you within 10 business days. You have 12 months to complete this course. You must make an 70 or higher as your final grade to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion. There are no refunds for this course. If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-6693 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Aid Options
- Education Loans
- Delivery Online
- Total Hours 225
- Class Sessions 0
- CEUs 22.5
- Fee $2,995
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