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Advanced Legal Research & Writing (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS250024 Instructor: 

Participants will be expected to complete reading and homework assignments and will be assigned an advanced legal research project and legal writing assignment. Final research and writing projects will be presented for grading to the instructor or The Center for Legal Studies as a prerequisite of course completion. PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed the core Paralegal Certificate Course or have one year paralegal experience prior to enrolling in this course.

Class Dates: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course.The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program plus shipping and handling.
 

Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS104024 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: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course.The cost does not include 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.
 

Certificate in Mediation and Arbitration
Item: 202101CTP557741  
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: 202101CTP558591  
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: 202101CTP559511  
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: 202101CTP559521  
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: 202101CTP558691  
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.
 

Digital Court Reporter
Item: 202101CTP560041  
Fee: $795.00
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.
 

Digital Court Reporting with Legal Transcription
Item: 202101CTP560051  
Fee: $1,595.00
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.
 

Federal Court Interpreter
Item: 202101CTP558631  
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 Not Included)
Item: 202101LS11022 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: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $1,195.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Legal Secretary
Item: 202101CTP557301  
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 Not Included)
Item: 202101LS102022 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: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Legal Transcriptionist
Item: 202101CTP560031  
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.
 

Medical Professional Legal Consultant (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS120022 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: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 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 Not Included)
Item: 202101LS20022 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: 3/8/2021 - 6/18/2021 Fee: $1,595.00
This is a 14-week course. Students have two 7 week sessions to complete the online course.The cost does include 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.

Students benefit from direct interaction with the instructor and other students by way of email and a discussion board.

 

Personal Injury for Paralegals (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS212021 Instructor: 

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.

Class Dates: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Professional Interpreter
Item: 202101CTP557551  
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: 202101CTP558641  
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 Not Included)
Item: 202101LS213023 Instructor: 

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.

Class Dates: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Victims Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Not Included)
Item: 202101LS101021 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: 3/8/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Advanced Legal Research & Writing (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS25003 Instructor: 

Participants will be expected to complete reading and homework assignments and will be assigned an advanced legal research project and legal writing assignment. Final research and writing projects will be presented for grading to the instructor or The Center for Legal Studies as a prerequisite of course completion. PREREQUISITE: Students must have completed the core Paralegal Certificate Course or have one year paralegal experience prior to enrolling in this course.

Class Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course.The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program plus shipping and handling.
 

Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS10403 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: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course.The cost does not include 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.
 

Employment Law Certificate Course (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS21121 Instructor: 
Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees. Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions.
Class Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $995.00
The cost does not include required text and recommended text.
 

Legal Nurse Consultant Course (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS11021 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: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $1,195.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Legal Secretary Certificate Course (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS10201 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: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Medical Professional Legal Consultant (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS12001 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: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 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 Not Included)
Item: 202101LS20021 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: 1/11/2021 - 4/23/2021 Fee: $1,595.00
This is a 14-week course. Students have two 7 week sessions to complete the online course.The cost does include 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.

Students benefit from direct interaction with the instructor and other students by way of email and a discussion board.

 

Personal Injury for Paralegals (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS21200 Instructor: 
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.
Class Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Software Essentials for the Law Office (Textbooks Not Included)
Item: 202101LS21302 Instructor: 
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.

Class Dates: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

Victims Advocacy Certificate Course (Textbook Not Included)
Item: 202101LS10100 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: 1/11/2021 - 2/26/2021 Fee: $995.00
Students have 7 weeks to complete the online course. The cost does not include required text and recommended text for the program.
 

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