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Advanced Legal Research & Writing (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202003LS25001 Instructor: 
This course is designed to examine more thoroughly advanced and specialized approaches to utilizing the legal sources available in the law library and online.

After successfully completing the tests and assignments for course, students will be able to:

•Conduct manual legal research

•Conduct electronic legal research

•Find, interpret and use various types of legal authorities

•Demonstrate how to Shepardize legal authorities

•Write a legal analysis

•Prepare a Memorandum of Law

•Brief case opinions

•Demonstrate various types of legal writing

Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $995.00
This is a 7-week course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text.
 

Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202003LS10402 Instructor: 
The Center for Legal Studies features in an online format the same Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate Course that has been offered for over 15 years at colleges and universities throughout the nation. Through your computer, this course is available to students who, because of location or schedule conflicts, are unable to attend the popular live lectures.
Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $1,115.00
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.
 

Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202003LS10401 Instructor: 
The Center for Legal Studies features in an online format the same Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate Course that has been offered for over 15 years at colleges and universities throughout the nation. Through your computer, this course is available to students who, because of location or schedule conflicts, are unable to attend the popular live lectures.
Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $995.00
This is a 7-week course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text.
 

Certificate in Mediation and Arbitration
Item: 202003CTP20700  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $3,495.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Certificate in Mediation and Restorative Justice
Item: 202003CTP21610  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $3,895.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Certified Paralegal
Item: 202003CTP22610  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,395.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Certified Paralegal (Voucher Included)
Item: 202003CTP22620  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,495.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Court Interpreter (Spanish/English)
Item: 202003CTP21710  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,395.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Employment Law Certificate Course (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202003LS21101  
Class Dates:  8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020
Course Objectives:

• Discuss the roots of the master-servant relationship

• Distinguish employment from independent contracting

• Distinguish employment at will from wrongful discharge

• Identify torts that can be brought against employers

• Examine discrimination in hiring

• Discuss accommodation in working conditions

• Identify labor organizations

• Discuss unfair labor practices

• Examine the structure of the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act

• Identify constitutional protections against discrimination

• Discuss disability discrimination and accommodations

• Examine age discrimination in hiring and in retirement

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $1,264.50
This is a 7-week course. The cost includes required text and recommended text for the program plus shipping and handling.
 

Federal Court Interpreter
Item: 202003CTP21650  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,395.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Legal Nurse Consultant Course (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202003LS11001 Instructor: 
This exciting program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, this course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course teaches legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation.
Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $1,468.90
Students have 7 weeks 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.
 

Legal Secretary
Item: 202003CTP20230  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,295.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Legal Secretary Certificate Course (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202003LS10202 Instructor: 
Lesson 1: During this first section students will receive an introduction to the theory of law, the legal process, and the nature of the practice of law. Discussion will include the process of law as well as the specific legal terminology. Ethics are also covered.

Lesson 2: This section addresses the particulars of law office management. This session also studies technology used in the law office. Students will be exposed to actual court documents and will prepare some of these documents as part of their homework.

Lesson 3: The final section will be spent examining the intricacies of the law office, including office procedure manuals, billing techniques, and overall management techniques of the law office. Students will also be introduced to the basics of legal research and proper citation format. Job search strategies and placement possibilities will also be discussed.

Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $1,119.00
Students have 7 weeks 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.
 

Medical Professional Legal Consultant (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202003LS12002 Instructor: 
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 45.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of 05/06/2019. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs. Successful completion of exams is required to earn Category 1 CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70 percent correct. AAPA Category 1 CME.
Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $1,568.90
This is a 7-week 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.
 

Medical Professional Legal Consultant (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202003LS12001 Instructor: 
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 45.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of 05/06/2019. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs. Successful completion of exams is required to earn Category 1 CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70 percent correct. AAPA Category 1 CME.
Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $1,295.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Paralegal Certificate Course (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202002LS20000 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: 6/29/2020 - 10/9/2020 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.

 

Personal Injury for Paralegals (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202003LS21201  
Class Dates:  8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020
Class discussions and lesson material will include the different kinds of personal injury claims including (but not limited to): car accidents, slip and falls, medical negligence/malpractice, manufacturer product defects, and class-action lawsuits. Discover the basic categories of damages recovery, statutes of limitations, and schemes for liability.
OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $1,259.00
This is a 7-week course. The cost includes required text and recommended text for the program plus shipping and handling.
 

Professional Interpreter
Item: 202003CTP20490  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $995.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Professional Translator
Item: 202003CTP21660  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,395.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.
 

Software Essentials for the Law Office (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202003LS21301  
Class Dates:  5/4/2020 - 6/19/2020
Hands on exercises will prepare students to work with popular programs such as MS PowerPoint, Clio, Trial Director and LexisNexis CaseMap & TimeMap, as well as understand the common functions and purposes of similar programs.

Common billing procedures and payment agreements, accurate time tracking, proper calendar and docketing procedures as well as the processes involved in electronic discovery will be addressed through a variety of exercises. In addition, students will be presented with real-life scenarios and asked to identify and examine ethical issues raised by the use of technology in a legal practice.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $1,264.50
This is a 7-week course. The cost includes required text and recommended text for the program plus shipping and handling. If you enroll before April 23 registration will be discounted $150.
 

Victims Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Included)
Item: 202003LS10101 Instructor: 
Participants will be prepared to work in victim advocacy arenas, such as domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, crisis hotlines, and with state and county governments to assist crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery.

Course topics include legal terminology, legal process, legislation regarding victims rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects of victimization on the victim, victim advocate skills, guardianships and crisis intervention.

It also covers counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.

Class Dates: 8/24/2020 - 10/9/2020 Fee: $1,070.00
This is a 7-week 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.
 

Legal Nurse Consultant Course (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202002LS11005 Instructor: 
This exciting program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, this course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course teaches legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation.
Class Dates: 5/4/2020 - 6/19/2020 Fee: $1,195.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. This course covers tuition only.
 

Legal Nurse Consultant Course (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202002LS11004 Instructor: 
This exciting program prepares medical professionals for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on your medical education and possible clinical experience, this course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course teaches legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation.
Class Dates: 6/29/2020 - 8/14/2020 Fee: $1,468.90
Students have 7 weeks 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.
 

Medical Professional Legal Consultant (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202002LS12002 Instructor: 
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 45.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of 05/06/2019. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs. Successful completion of exams is required to earn Category 1 CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70 percent correct. AAPA Category 1 CME
Class Dates: 6/29/2020 - 8/14/2020 Fee: $1,557.90
This is a 7-week 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.
 

Paralegal Certificate Course (Textbooks Included)
Item: 202002LS20002 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: 5/4/2020 - 8/14/2020 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.

 

Victims Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Included)
Item: 202002LS10108 Instructor: 
Participants will be prepared to work in victim advocacy arenas, such as domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, crisis hotlines, and with state and county governments to assist crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery.

Course topics include legal terminology, legal process, legislation regarding victims rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects of victimization on the victim, victim advocate skills, guardianships and crisis intervention.

It also covers counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.

Class Dates: 5/4/2020 - 6/19/2020 Fee: $995.00
This is a 7-week course. The cost includes tuition only.
 

Victims Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Included)
Item: 202002LS10103 Instructor: 
Participants will be prepared to work in victim advocacy arenas, such as domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, crisis hotlines, and with state and county governments to assist crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery.

Course topics include legal terminology, legal process, legislation regarding victims rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects of victimization on the victim, victim advocate skills, guardianship and crisis intervention.

It also covers counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.

Class Dates: 6/29/2020 - 8/14/2020 Fee: $1,070.00
This is a 7-week 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.
 

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