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
  • Demonstratehow 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

August 23

August 27

October 8, 2021

October 18

October 21

December 3, 2021

January 10

January 14

February 25, 2022

March 7

March 11

April 22, 2022

May 2

May 6

June 17, 2022

June 27

July 1

August 12, 2022

Required Books

FederalCivil Rules Booklet - ISBN 978-1934852378

Recommended Books & Materials

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

Westlaw Access




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

 Session Detail: PF21LICCO2

Schedule: 100% Online Course
Times: 12:00am - 11:59pm
: : $995.00

Facility Detail

1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484