Course Detail: CLSADVPARA - Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course
Course Description
These advanced topics build upon the nationally acclaimed Paralegal Certificate Course© offered by over 100 colleges and universities nationwide. These classes are available to students who wish to extensively build upon their knowledge of law and paralegal studies with classes in specialized facets of contemporary law. Your study and concentration on substantively specific materials will enable you to gain a strong competitive edge over other paralegals. The additional training gained through participation in these advanced classes will embellish your legal knowledge and skills, which in turn should increase your salary and marketability.

Additional Information
Students are required to complete six Advanced Paralegal Course topics to receive a certificate. Each topic is offered in a seven-week online session. Students must successfully complete the Core Requirements before they take the Advanced Paralegal Course. Up to three Advanced Paralegal Course topics may be taken during a seven-week online session and Advanced Paralegal Course topics do not have to be taken in any particular order.

Courses
*See PDF under "Course Resources" for course descriptions

    Registration Deadlines

    Course OpensRegister By
    January 8January 12
    March 5March 9
    April 30May 4
    June 25June 29
    August 20August 24
    October 15October 19
  • - Advanced Legal Research
  • - Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • - Bankruptcy Law
  • - Business Law and Practices
  • - Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
  • - Criminal Law
  • - Criminal Procedure
  • - Education Law
  • - Estate Planning: Probate, Wills & Trusts
  • - Family Law
  • - Immigration Law
  • - Intellectual Property
  • - Victim Advocacy
  • - Water Law
Continuing Education Units and Contact Hours
Total: 270 contact hours or 27.0 CEUs
Per course: 45 clock hours or 4.5 CEUs

Format
Online

Cost
$1800+Books & Westlaw

For Content Questions
Visit the Center for Legal Studies website

Course Pre-requisites
(required) Paralegal Certificate Course ©

Course Resources
Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course Descriptions
Center for Legal Studies Brochure

Available Sessions