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Paralegal Certificate (CLS)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Legal Assistant/Paralegal. 220302

Description

The online Paralegal Certificate Course provides comprehensive training in preparation of working in the challenging and rapidly growing paralegal profession. This program is designed for those who want to learn more about the American legal system, work in a law office as a paralegal, open a freelance paralegal business, litigate their own cases on a pro se basis, assist retained attorneys in litigating their own cases, or prepare themselves to excel during their first year of law school.
Consists of two sessions: Paralegal I – Provides the foundation for the study of paralegalism. During this part of the course, we will provide a detailed understanding of the American legal system, legal terminology, and ethics. Instruction will include how to prepare pleadings, discovery, motions, and briefs and will review the rules of evidence and civil procedure.
Paralegal II – Continues the legal education developed in Paralegal I. This part of the course provides instruction on more advanced paralegal skills including legal research, writing, and proper citation format. Course topics also include how to prepare important legal documents relating to real property, corporations, partnerships, wills, trusts, bankruptcy, and domestic relations. Formal and informal advocacy techniques and principles of appellate procedure will also be covered.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

14

Hours

90

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Massabesic Center for Adult Learning

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

Varies

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Type of Attainment:

Paralegal Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

n/a

Refund Policy

CLS Refund Policy: •Students who enroll for a cla

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$432.00 Does not include shipping costs

In-State/District Tuition

$1,595.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$1,595.00

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$89.00 Westlaw Access

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,116.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$2,116.00

Demand Occupation(s)

23-2011.00Paralegals and Legal Assistants
$23.47 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

84 West Road, Waterboro, Maine 04087

Phone Number

(207) 247-2022

Last Updated

May 04, 2021

Created

Jul 12, 2016