Advanced Paralegal Studies
Short Description: Paralegals play a vital role in our legal system working at the front of legal assistance for both employers and the public. Paralegals must be highly organized, handle pressure well, and have great time management skills. Being a paralegal requires a variety of skills from effective communication to discretion. In this advanced training program we will cover the wide range of law and provide the necessary knowledge to be successful as a paralegal. This program introduces students to bankruptcy law, civil law, real estate law, and estates & probate court. Students will also take a look at the best practices for interviewing witnesses and other parties as well as how to best prepare for trial. This program covers two paralegal study tracks: Litigation and Corporate. With these two tracks, students will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career as a Paralegal.
Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!