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The course provides the knowledge, skills, and ethical reasoning necessary to enter the job market as a legal secretary / 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.

$2,150.00
Course Access

120 Days

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36

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Short Course Description

Duration: 12-weeks, Self-paced Instructor Guided.

Credits: 3 Semester hours in paralegal studies, 4.5 CEUs, 

Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant certificate course is designed to prepare you as a Legal Secretary or 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 secretary / Legal Assistant.  Students will study topics such 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: 

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". College Credits transcripts provided with application request for academic credits.

Textbooks: Paralegal Today, 7ed. | E-Textbook Provided

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  1. Valencia GeorgeJuly 21, 2021 at 20:26
    Valencia Student
    5

    The course was very informative and the materials were outstanding. The staff was very helpful with answering questions. I will recommend this course and program to anyone.

  2. Joseph GeorgeJuly 22, 2021 at 01:04
    very educational
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    The class was amazing. I had to study hard but it was worth it. The trainers were helpful every step of the way.

Cathy Lively

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.

Admitted to Practice: United State Supreme Court, United States District Court for Southern District of Florida

Certifications: Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator; Qualified Parenting Coordinator.

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407-298-3751
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703-584-5504
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