Course Detail: LIC - Legal Investigation Certificate
This exciting course is designed to teach legal investigation to those interested in pursuing a new career and those presently working in the legal field. At the end of the course, students will be qualified to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies and private businesses, as well as state and federal government agencies, in the process of civil and criminal investigation. Students will also be taught how to create a freelance investigation business. Included subject areas are: arson investigation, products liability investigation, personal injury and traffic accident forensics, employment accidents, investigation of financial and equity matters, professional malpractice and negligence, skip-tracing, and the role of a legal investigator in preparing for civil and criminal litigation.

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.

Please note that the Legal Investigation Certificate Course is an outstanding complement to the Private Investigator's career path. However, our course does not cover such items as firearms training or other subjects that may be required for Private Investigation certification in Texas.

At the end of the Legal Investigation Course, students will be qualified to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies, private businesses, as well as state a federal government agencies in the process of civil and criminal investigation. Students will also be taught how to create a freelance investigation business.


Topics of Study:
-Introduction to our legal system, legal and ethical considerations for the investigator, law of agency and coverage of rules of court and evidence.
-General interviewing and investigation techniques, sources of leads and information, fact analysis, taking witness statements, forensic photography, proper service of legal process, and surveillance.
-Personal injury investigation techniques, traffic accident reconstruction, premises accidents, employment accidents, government investigation, document analysis and control, financial and equity analysis, testimony, and relevant case studies.

NOTE: In order to complete the requirements for the certificate you are required to complete one session in its entirety.

Payment Options: Please call the Center for Legal Studies at (800)522-7737

For additional course information please visit The Center for Legal Studies.

 Session Detail:  18LIC04
Schedule: Every day, starting on 04/30/18 and ending on 06/15/18
Times: 08:00am - 05:00pm
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Price: Regular Registration : $645.00

Facility Detail
Online Course
5201 University Blvd
SC118
Laredo, TX 78041
(956) 326-3068