Duration: Self-paced  Instructor Guided | 4 Months to Complete. Credits: 30 Clock hours | 3.0 IACET CEUs | Pending ACE and Excelsior College Credits | CLE- As applicable by State Rules The 12-week  “Legal Assistant” certificate course is designed to prepare you as a Legal Assistant. Paralegals, sometimes called Legal …

$1,850.00 per 180 days

Course Description

Duration: Self-paced  Instructor Guided | 4 Months to Complete.

Credits: 30 Clock hours | 3.0 IACET CEUs | Pending ACE and Excelsior College Credits | CLE- As applicable by State Rules
The 12-week  "Legal Assistant" certificate course is designed to prepare you as a Legal Assistant. Paralegals, sometimes called Legal Assistants, work in law firms, government agencies, business corporations, and nonprofits - anywhere that a lawyer may need assistance.  The course provides the knowledge, skills, and ethical reasoning necessary to enter the job market as a Legal Assistants.  Students will study topics as legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices, and motions; filing procedures, legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format.
Who will benefit: 
  • The adult learners as affordable and convenient credentialing options that meet their job-seeking goals in a short span of time. Undergraduate and graduate college career professionals who seek work in the legal profession even while pursuing graduate or law school
  • It also benefits experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office.
  • Successful graduates of this course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Textbooks: Paralegal Today, 7ed. | Included with course

Course Curriculum

    • Legal Secretary Course Introduction 00:11:40
    • Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant Live Class Session 00:00:00
    • Module 1: Reading & Assignment -The Paralegal Profession | Career Opportunities 00:00:00
    • The Paralegal Profession | Career Opportunities 00:32:00
    • Paralegal Today Chap 1- Quiz 00:30:00
    • Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant Live Class Session 00:00:00
    • Legal Sec – Week 2 Reading Assignment 00:00:00
    • The Inner Working of the Law Office 00:00:00
    • Law Office Ethical Responsibilities 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today Chap 3 & 4 Quiz 00:30:00
    • Legal Sec / Legal Assistant Live Class Chap 3 & 4 00:00:00
    • Legal Sec – Week 3 Reading and Assignments 00:00:00
    • “Sources of American Law” | “The Court System and Alternative Dispute Resolution 00:00:00
    • Legal Sec – The Court System And Alternative Dispute Resolution 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today Chap 5 & 6 Quiz 00:30:00
    • Legal Sec Live Class Chap 5 and 6 00:00:00
    • Legal Writing: Form and Writing – Reading and Assignments 00:00:00
    • Legal Sec – Legal Writing 00:00:00
    • Quiz Paralegal Today Chap 9 00:00:00
    • Legal Research and Analysis | Contemporary Online Legal Research 00:00:00
    • Legal Secretary- Assignment Legal Research and Analysis | Contemporary Online 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today Chap 8 Quiz 00:45:00
    • Civil Litigation: Before the Trial 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today Chapter 10 Lecture- Civil Litigation 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today Chapter 10 Quiz 01:10:00
    • Paralegal Today Chapter 11 – Conducting Interviews Lecture 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today Chap 11- Quiz 00:50:00
    • Contracts and Intellectual Property Law | Business Organizations and Employment Law 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today CHAPTER 14 TORT LAW, PRODUCT LIABILITY, AND CONSUMER LAW 00:00:00
    • Trial Procedures | Criminal Law and Procedures 00:00:00
    • Paralegal Today Chapter 13 – Criminal Procedure Lecture 00:00:00
    • Legal Secretary Legal Assistant Final Exam and Briefs Make Up 01:10:00
    • Family Law, Wills, Trusts, and Estates 00:00:00
    • Para Legal Today Chapter 17 – Family Law Lecture 00:00:00

Upcoming Classes
No class listing = Open Enrollment

Instructor(s)

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CATHY L. PURVIS LIVELY. ESQ. Practice Areas: Matrimonial and  Family Law including, Divorce (dissolution of marriage), Prenuptial Agreements, Modification, Child Custody, Child Support, Paternity, Domestic Violence, Family Mediation, Preparation of Simple Wills, Living Wills and Health Care Designation.  . Education: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D. cum laude 1994) Palm Beach Atlantic College (BA 1991) Butler County Community College (A.D.N. 1981) Admitted to Practice: United State Supreme Coury United States District Court for Southern District of Florida Florida Certifications: Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator; Qualified Parenting Coordinator  Membership: Florida Bar Florida Bar- Family Law Section Committees: Family Law Section: Rules and Forms; ; Mediation and Collaborative Law - Secretary Palm Beach County Bar Association, Committees: Client  Relations Professionalism Unified Family Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Publications: Basic Steps to Protect Individual Rights

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