Course Start

Access the course on May 20, 2024

This course is cohorted, and will require you to attend live sessions and keep up with the course work on a weekly basis.

Course curriculum

    1. Facilitator

    1. Becoming a Paralegal

    2. What is a Paralegal

    3. Functions and Responsibilities of a Paralegal

    4. Paralegal Education and Training

    5. Ethical Guidelines for Paralegals

    6. Organizations Supporting Paralegals

    7. Module 1 Recap

    8. Knowledge Check

    9. Assignments

    10. Module 1 Glossary

    1. Introduction

    2. Lawyering Skills

    3. Pre-Trial

    4. Scenario

    5. Trial

    6. Post-Trial

    7. Module 2 Recap

    8. Knowledge Check

    9. Assignments

    10. Module 2 Glossary

    1. Introduction

    2. The US Legal System

    3. The State Legal System

    4. Before You Research

    5. Finding the Law

    6. Module 3 Recap

    7. Knowledge Check

    8. Assignments

    9. Module 3 Glossary

    1. Introduction

    2. Elements of a Contract

    3. Contract Concepts

    4. The Parts of a Contract

    5. Enforceability of Contracts

    6. Breaches of Contract

    7. Damages

    8. Available Forms and Contracts

    9. Module 4 Recap

    10. Knowledge Check

    11. Assignments

    12. Module 4 Glossary

    1. Introduction

    2. Torts

    3. Intentional Torts

    4. Negligence

    5. Liability

    6. Module 5 Recap

    7. Knowledge Check

    8. Assignments

    9. Module 5 Glossary

About this course

  • Cohorted
  • Learn at Your Own Pace
  • ~ 4 Hours per Module

FAQ

  • Pre-Requisites

    A foundational understanding of the legal system, including knowledge of court structures, basic legal terminology, and an overview of common law procedures. Familiarity with the roles and responsibilities of a paralegal within a legal setting.

  • Technical Requirements

    A computer or laptop with internet access to research legal databases, access digital course materials, and participate in virtual classes or discussions.

  • Software Requirements

    A web browser updated to the latest version, such as Chrome or Firefox, for accessing legal databases and online resources. Office software to create and edit legal documents and correspondence.