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:
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.
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.
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.
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.