This 240-hour certification program is designed for beginners and advanced legal workers alike. Each student is trained to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law and assist in preparing courtroom litigation cases. The certification methodology is structured to allow students to familiarize themselves with practices related to those areas of law in which legal assistants are most in demand. Students will increase their office efficiency and productivity, and learn new marketable job skills. This non-credit program will award successful graduates a Certificate of Completion from St. Philip's College, Division of Workforce Development and Continuing Education.
A minimum of 10 students is required to run class.
The Paralegal program will resume classes on September 10, 2013.
Registration and payment for the class must be completed by August 29, 2013.
- Each class in the series costs $225
Students will take the following courses:
- Legal Terminology & The Court System
- Family Law & Torts
- Civil Procedures & Ethics
- Research & Criminal Law
- Litigation & Appellate