Instructor: The Center for Legal Studies Instructor

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Advanced Legal Research & Writing Certificate Course
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 time-saving devices in legal research and legal writing.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate
This intensive course is designed to train and qualify students to develop or participate in conflict mediation processes. Participants will review the growth and application of settlement options in the United States.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Employment Law Certificate Course
Employment law is a branch of contract law that deals with relationships between employers and employees. This course will cover statutes such as the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, and other various statutes dealing with public employees. Topics to be included are master and servant, wages and hours, anti-discrimination in employment and minimum wages and maximum hours, as well as regulation of working conditions.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Intellectual Property Law for Engineers Certificate Course
All engineers should be particularly concerned with patent law. This constitutionally-based discipline has to do with the process by which an invention, and its creator, are protected by the law from infringement and unfair competition. The class will deal with patent applications, research and prosecution; the law of infringement, and computer applications of software (protected by copyright) and hardware (by patents). We will also state what other concepts are patented, as well as machines, processes, mixtures, manufacturing, compositions of materials and methods of doing business and research. Not only do we deal with utility patents, but with design and plant patents as well.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Legal Investigation Certificate
This intensive program is designed to teach legal investigation to those interested in pursuing a new career and those presently working in the legal field.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Legal Secretary Certificate Course
This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Students will study such topics as: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time management; records management; overview of commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Medical Professional Legal Consultant
This program is designed for all medical professionals from physicians' assistants, dentists, chiropractors or paramedics. It provides flexible training options for busy medical professionals who are interested in working as liaisons between the legal and health care communities.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course
This exciting program prepares Registered Nurses and Physician's Assistants for a career in the legal field as legal nurse consultants. Building on the medical education and clinical experience of RNs and PAs, this course provides the RN and PA with fundamental skills necessary to advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses. The course presents legal concepts related to the health care industry, as well as the role a legal nurse consultant might play in litigation areas such as medical malpractice, toxic torts, products liability, wrongful death, criminal law, and workers' compensation. Any RN or PA interested in entering the legal field can benefit from the education provided by this course.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Personal Injury for Paralegals
With this exciting, fast-paced class you will learn many of the legal terms, causes of action, and remedies available to victims of personal injury accidents. You will review the negligence theory of torts upon which many personal injury claims are based.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Software Essentials for the Law Office
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.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU
Victim Advocacy Certificate
This course meets the training needs of busy professionals who are interested in assisting crime victims in progressing through the criminal justice system and toward successful recovery.
January 10, 2022 to February 25, 2022, Online Class, ECU
March 7, 2022 to April 22, 2022, Online Class, ECU
May 2, 2022 to June 17, 2022, Online Class, ECU
June 27, 2022 to August 12, 2022, Online Class, ECU