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The Paralegal Legal Assistant certificate course is designed to prepare you to be a valuable member of the legal team, private or public. Paralegals, sometimes called Legal Assistants, work in law firms, government agencies, business corporations, and nonprofits - anywhere that a lawyer may need assistance.

$2,150.00
Course Access

180 Days

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5

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15

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Short Course Description

Duration: 13 weeks, Instructor Guided, Online

Class Start dates:  Start at any time. 

Credits: 3 semester hours in paralegal studies, 4.5 IACET CEUs  

Academic Credits by the American Council On Education (ACE)

As a National Association for Legal Support Professionals (NALS), ALP partner, students are prepared to take the NALS certification exam(s) of their qualification.

Minimum Education Requirement: High school diploma or equivalent.

The Paralegal Legal Assistant certificate course is designed to prepare you to be a valuable member of the legal team, private or public. Paralegals, sometimes called Legal Assistants, work in law firms, government agencies, business corporations, and nonprofits - anywhere that a lawyer may need assistance. 

The program provides the knowledge, skills, and ethical reasoning necessary to enter the job market as a 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 In paralegal studies with the International Accreditors for Continuing Education Training (IACET) credits, and a 3 semester hours academic credit transcript from the American Council On Education (ACE) 

Textbooks: Paralegal Today, 7ed. | E-Textbook Provided | Tutorial accessing your e-material 

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Instructor(s)

Cathy Lively
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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. 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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