Online Career Training

Paralegal Course

Train to Become a Paralegal

After completing the Paralegal course, students will be able to:

  • Outline the career opportunities available to trained paralegals, describe typical job responsibilities, and explain the advantages and disadvantages of different types of work environments
  • Describe the personal and professional qualities of competent paralegals, given the ethical considerations, rules, and supervisory requirements currently governing the practice of the profession
  • Explain the importance of legal research and writing skills for paralegals, describe how to conduct effective legal research using both traditional and technology-based tools, and explain how to draft a variety of legal documents
  • Describe the history and origins of the American legal system, with an emphasis on the sources of American law
  • Explain the difference between criminal and civil law and describe various categories of civil law, such as torts, contract law, corporate law, and property and family law
  • Outline the structure of the federal and state court systems and identify the processes followed by courts in all phases of criminal and civil litigation
  • Identify the types of jurisdiction and explain the requirements for personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction

How It Works

Students can enroll and get started anytime. Here is how your online Paralegal Course will work:
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Sign up and gain immediate access to your first set of online course materials

Including ebooks, lesson texts, and hours of HD video training featuring experts in the field, explaining the most important concepts in detail.

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You will have access to our team of mentors to help guide you through the course

Here to answer any questions that you might have along the way, you’ll have the full support of our faculty as you train for a new career.

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Proceed at your own pace with convenient access to your online course, anytime, anywhere

There are no due dates or deadlines to worry about. You have up to two years to complete your course at no additional charge.

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Students will be given specialty career support at the end of your course

This includes assistance with interview preparation, resume writing, and job searches, everything you need to know to start your new career in this field.

Paralegal careers are in high demand. Check out the job outlook for paralegal. If you’re serious about training for a new career that you can be proud of, we want to help. Call 1-800-239-9275 or enroll online today.