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This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Training includes instruction on how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented and relates to those areas of the law in which paralegals are most in demand. The Paralegal Certificate Course© offers instruction on how to work as a full-time or part-time paralegal, or how to open your own freelance business. This program can help students increase their office’s efficiency, productivity, and billable hours as well as learn new marketable job skills.Students benefit from direct interaction with the instructor and other students by way of email and a discussion board. Students have 14 weeks to complete the online course (7 weeks for paralegal I and 7 weeks for paralegal II). Students must complete both Paralegal 1 and Paralegal 2 to be awarded a Certificate.SyllabusCourse DescriptionRequired Books$1289 - Register onlinePlease call 888-978-0142 to register, for book prices and to order, or visit our Online Store.
This program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. This course will provide those interested in a career change with new, marketable job skills and help those already working as legal secretaries to increase efficiency and productivity in their offices.SyllabusCourse Description and Required Books$645 - Register Online
This dynamic course is designed for legal professionals interested in improving their skills and knowledge of commonly used computer technology and programs within the law office. Course topics include: computer operating systems and peripheral devices; time tracking and billing software; database, case management and docket control software; litigation support software; electronic discovery, and trial presentation and graphics software.Hands on exercises will prepare students to work with popular programs such as MS PowerPoint, Practice Master’s Tabs 3, AbacusLaw, Summation iBlaze, Trial Director and LexisNexis CaseMap & TimeMap, as well as understand the common functions and purposes of similar programs.Successful graduates of this non-credit course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from New Jersey City University.SyllabusCourse Description and Required Books$729 - Register Online
This exciting course is designed to teach advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, and elsewhere. The conceptual differences between computer-assisted legal research and hard copy research will be taught. You will also learn how to formulate WESTLAW search queries and effectively and efficiently use WESTLAW and other online legal research methods as timesaving devices in legal research and legal writing.This course is designed to examine more thoroughly advanced and specialized approaches to utilizing the legal sources available in the law library and online.Successful graduates of this non-credit course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from New Jersey City University.Lesson 1: Legal Authorities and Citations.Lesson 2: Legal AnalysisLesson 3: Westlaw® online legal researchLesson 4: The Legal Memorandum of LawLesson 5: Manual Legal ResearchLesson 6: Types of Legal Writing
To register:Please call The Center for Legal Studies at 1-800-522-7737 or register online at http://www.legalstudies.com/schools/NJCU.html
2015 Online Sessions:Spring Session I: January 12 - February 27, 2015Spring Session II: March 9 - April 24, 2015Summer Session I: May 4 - June 19, 2015Summer Session II: June 29 - August 14, 2015Fall Session I: August 24 - October 9, 2015Fall Session II: October 19 - December 4, 2015