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Paralegal Certificate Course  

The Paralegal Certificate CourseĀ© is the cornerstone of The Center for Legal Studies programs. 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 15% between 2016 and 2026, much faster than the national average for all occupations.

The national median earnings for paralegals is currently $50,940.00/Year and freelance paralegal professionals average significantly more across the board.

 

Paralegal Certificate Course
Item: 202001LS20000 Instructor: 
 
This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Students will be trained to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of law in which paralegals are in most demand.
Class Dates: 1/13/2020 - 4/24/2020 Fee: $2,080.30
Students benefit from direct interaction with the instructor and other students by way of email and a discussion board.

This is a 14-week course. Students have two 7 week sessions to complete the online course.The cost includes required text and recommended text for the program plus shipping and handling. It is highly recommended students purchase the online WESTLAW legal research access for $89. Please call 1-800-522-7737 for more information.