Legal Careers Paralegal

Paralegal

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 150 Hour(s)

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Job Outlook: Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow at a rate of 8 percent from 2014-2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

In May of 2015, the median annual wages for paralegals and legal assistants in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:

  • Federal Government                                                                                                    $63,720
  • Finance and insurance                                                                                                 $58,940    
  • Local government, excluding education and hospitals                                          $48,300
  • Legal services                                                                                                                $46,790
  • State government, excluding education and hospitals                                          $45,810

2015 Median Pay                                                                                           $48,810 per year ($23.47 per hour)


 

Description

This Paralegal course is a self-paced, online course with the chief goal of providing students with the legal knowledge and practical skills essential to becoming proficient, ethical paralegals. Individuals are prepared for working under the supervision of an attorney performing a broad variety of legal tasks. Students will learn about the paralegal profession, present and future. Other areas covered will include a formal introduction to law and the history of American law, the court system, and substantive law. Legal terminology and skills involving civil litigation and legal analysis and writing will help prepare the student for the challenge of today's paralegal.

Students will become familiar with the up-and-coming computer programs and software as they relate to the law office, as well as an introduction to computer-assisted legal research. This course will provide a solid foundation for the successful future paralegal/legal assistant.

 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify various legal specialties, their purpose, their terms, and specific details, including:
    • Describe bankruptcy law.
    • Summarize business law.
    • Define and understand contract law.
    • Explain corporate law.
    • Define and understand criminal law.
    • Discuss family law.
    • Summarize issues relating to estate planning, estates, and guardianships.
    • Define real estate.
    • Explain torts and tortfeasors.
    • Conduct interviews
 

Topics Covered

Introduction to the Paralegal Profession
Law office structure and operations
History and Basis of U.S. Law
Court Structure and System
Civil Litigation
Grammar in a legal environment
Research and Citation
Analysis and Legal Writing
Bankruptcy
Business Law
Contract Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
Estate Planning
Real Estate
Torts and Tortfeasors
Preparing and conducting interviews

 

Subject Matter Expert

Course designed, written and maintained by 360training.com

 

Quiz Information

You will be required to acheive a 70% or higher. After successful completion of each quiz, you will be able to review the quiz questions and your answers. You will be allowed 5 attempts at each quiz.

 

Exams

You will be required to acheive a 70% or higher. You will be allowed 5 attempts to complete the final.

Why choose 360training.com?

  • Leading online career training provider since 1999
  • Over 4 million learners in 76 countries
  • Quick and simple course enrollment and completion
  • 100% online course, no classroom attendance required
  • Brand new course with updated content

Upon registration, you'll receive the following:

  • Unlimited access to your courses - Learn at your own pace
  • Support from a live instructor and Career Services counselor
  • New, relevant course content
  • The opportunity to begin a career in a fast growing, high demand legal career
  • Official, printable certificate of completion

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3 Real Reviews From Actual Learners

Kecera From Norfolk, VA Took Paralegal, And Said:

Love how the course is self paced and you can save where you left off. Comes in handy specially if your a stay at home mom and or work full/part time.

Posted 5 months ago
Lachelle From WAHIAWA, HI Took Paralegal, And Said:

I liked the training and the information. It was very detailed and helpful.

Posted a year and 1 month ago
Chantelle From KILLEEN, TX Took Paralegal, And Said:

Love that it is self paced!!!

Posted a year and 3 months ago

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