Paralegal Certificate Program
Build Your Own Paralegal
Make Your Case for a Rewarding Career

This combination of six collegiate-level paralegal studies courses will give you a comprehensive education in legal research and writing and will arm you with the nuts and bolts of Domestic Relations law. You will learn about the life of a lawsuit in your Civil Litigation class and even will be called upon to draft a number of pleadings and motions. Using Legal Research & Writing I and II students will be researching, working up and taking steps to defend a mock civil lawsuit. In Contract Law you will be placed into a hypothetical law office setting in which you are called upon to evaluate a client scenario concerning the creation of an employment contract and implications of e-contracts in the marketplace. This package will round out your introduction to the world of domestic laws by familiarizing you with the laws involving domestic relationships, with emphasis on marriage, marital dissolutions, property division and distribution, custody, child support, paternity and other legal issues affecting domestic partners and children.

Additional Courses to Choose From:
•Contract Law
•Civil Litigation
•Law Office Management & Technology
•Domestic Law Relations
•Torts & Remedies
•Criminal Law & Procedures
•Estate Planning: Wills, Trusts & Probate
•Business Organizations Law
•Real Property
•Bankruptcy Law

Potential Certificates

  • Paralegal: Business Litigation
  • Paralegal: Civil Litigation
  • Paralegal: Criminal Litigation
  • Paralegal: Domestic Law
Necessary Courses
1 Intro to Legal Studies
2 Legal Research & Writing I
3 Legal Research & Writing II
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