Course Detail: LICC - Legal Investigation Certificate Course

Course Description

This intensive online program is designed to teach legal investigation to those interested in pursuing a new career and those presently working in the legal field.

Lesson 1: Introduction to our legal system,legal and ethical considerations for the investigator, law of agency and coverage of rules of court and evidence.

Lesson 2: General interviewing and investigation techniques, sources of leads and information, fact analysis, taking witness statements, forensic photography, proper service of legal process, and surveillance.

Lesson 3: Personal injury investigation techniques, traffic accident reconstruction, premises accidents, employment accidents, government investigation, document analysis and control, financial and equity analysis, testimony, and case studies. Job search strategies and placement possibilities will also be discussed.

Additional Information

Participants will demonstrate the following skills through successful completion of all required coursework and assignments:

  • Discuss the origins and history of the American legal system
  • Define and apply important legal terminology
  • Discuss ethics for the law office
  • List the elements of tort law and contract law
  • Explain the important rules of civil procedure
  • Demonstrate how to interview clients and witnesses
  • Demonstrate how to conduct a legal investigation: gathering facts, gathering evidence and taking statements of clients and witnesses
  • Demonstrate how to handle evidence that has been gathered
  • Explain the important rules regarding the admissibility of evidence in court
  • Describe how to perform legal research
  • Discuss how to create a freelance legal investigation business

Registration Deadlines

Course Begins

Register By

Course Ends

July 1

July 5

August 16, 2019

August 26

August 30

October 11, 2019

October 21

October 25

December 6, 2019

January 13

January 17

February 28, 2020

March 9

March 13

April 24, 2020

May 4

May 8

June 19, 2020

 

Required Books

FederalCivil Rules Booklet - ISBN 978-1934852378

Recommended Books & Materials

Oran'sDictionary of the Law, 4th Edition - ISBN978-1-4180-8091-4

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Course Resources
Legal Investigation Certificate Course - Online - SYLLABUS (PDF Document)

Available Sessions