The growing complexity of legal services has steadily increased the need for paralegals - individuals who are not lawyers, but who assist them by performing law-based work requiring knowledge of specific legal forms, concepts, procedures, and practices used in concrete legal situations. The paralegal does research, drafts and files memorandums and legal documents, interviews witnesses and clients, helps prepare for trial, and handles the paperwork for real estate and other business transactions. The Touro College Paralegal program grants a Certificate in Paralegal Studies that qualifies graduates to obtain work in industries such as law, insurance, real estate, banking, finance and government. ...
Paralegal Online course in LowellUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell
The Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies offers a unique mix of legal theory and practical skills applications. One special feature of specific interest in the program is the Paralegal Practicum, which can provide students with real-world experience in research, drafting, ethics, and client interaction.
All of the courses in the certificate program may be applied to the B.S. degree in Cr...
Paralegal / Legal Studies training course in EsthervilleIowa Lakes Community College
A paralegal is a person, qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.
Legal tasks typically performed by a paralegal include:
•conducting client and witness intervie...
Paralegal Online course in New BrunswickRutgers Center for Continuing Professional Development
After completing this program, youll:
Understand the common responsibilities and duties of paralegals
Know how the paralegal field is regulated
Understand ethics for attorneys and paralegals
Be familiar with how the American legal system is structured and how it operates
Be able to perform legal analyses
Conduct legal interviews
Understand the duties of a litigation assista...