Available to both graduates and undergraduates*, this eleven month course is ideal for candidates who are working full time and are seeking a career change or advancement. This course provides a brief overview of seven different areas of law.
|Spring 2015:||January 27, 2015 - December 17, 2015|
|Summer 2015:||June 2, 2015 - May 12, 2016|
|Fall 2015:||September 15, 2015 - August 18, 2016|
|Legal Research||45 hours|
|Civil Litigation||45 hours|
|Estates, Trusts and Wills||33 hours|
|Criminal Law||33 hours|
|Family Law||33 hours|
|Real Estate||33 hours|
|Computers in the Legal Field||36 hours|
*Undergraduates enrolled in the evening programs are required to complete the following course in addition to those listed above:
Fundamental Legal Studies 54 hours
This course, which is designed to supplement the writing component of Legal Research, utilizes lectures, in-class assignments and “workshop” tutorials and discussions to strengthen students’ legal writing skills. There will also be a discussion of legal interviewing skills and how information obtained from client and witness interviews can be used as a building block for legal proceedings with consideration for ethical issues faced by paralegals.
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