— Adam S.
I had a great experience with CLS. Well-organized content, accessible instructors, engaging coursework. Overall a great experience.
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CLS by BARBRI brings the opportunity to learn about the law to those of varying education levels and careers. For many, learning about the legal system can be intimidating, but it does not have to be. We are committed to offering affordable, flexible and applicable continuing education courses to all our students. CLS graduates open doors for themselves – for career advancement, new job opportunities and more.
— Anna I.
CLS allowed me to get my certificate from the comfort of my own home and I loved that I could choose which main university the certificate would be coming from as well. Thank you for the positive experience!
— Jodi B.
I was very impressed with the course content, knowledge and availability of the professor and pace of the course. Definitely recommend CLS!
— Josh M.
The feedback from the online instructors and the CLS administrative staff was excellent! This was one of the most important factors for me since it is an online program. The online element of the CLS program is convenient, efficient and, to an certain extent, personalized to fit anyone’s particular needs.
— Melanie R.
I enjoyed the CLS program because it was flexible, practical, and educational. All objectives were clearly laid out each week and I learned so much from all the reading and assignments. You work hard for your grades and it definitely pays off.
— Brian H.
The online courses are great and convenient. They are perfect for someone working part or full-time.
Career advancing legal education
CLS by BARBRI courses offer applicable legal knowledge for a variety of industries
Paralegals provide essential assistance to lawyers, corporations and other organizations, and have established themselves as a crucial part of the legal system. Whether you are just starting your Paralegal education, or are looking to advance your knowledge, we have a course for you.
The legal system is supported by advocates, assistants, researchers and many others. These courses provide a well-rounded understanding of the law as it pertains to a variety of professions. Take the first step toward a new career or gain skills that are in demand in today’s market.
Opportunities are plentiful in the legal field for trained nurses and medical professional consultants. These courses are designed to provide you with an online study program that opens the door to a rewarding career that bridges the gap between medicine and the judicial system.
There is a need in many professions to develop an understanding of legal principles specific to the industry. Take the next step in your career by gaining an applicable understanding of the law. You will gain skills that may have an immediate impact on your job performance and career advancement.
Some of our most popular courses
Paralegal Certificate Course©
Our flagship introductory course for those interested in a paralegal career.
Online, Live Lecture or Text Only course
Advanced Paralegal Certificate Course
These advanced topics build upon the introductory Paralegal Certificate Course.
Online or Text Only course
$400 per topic
Employment Law Certificate Course
Gain a deeper understanding of the various statutes dealing with public employees.
Why CLS by BARBRI?
Top six reasons to enroll
We believe everyone should have access to continuing legal education. Our courses are among the most affordable in the industry, and payment options are available.
Our courses are available in a variety of formats and open for enrollment year-round. Continue your education when and where it works best for your schedule and lifestyle.
Upon successful completion of any course, our graduates are awarded a certificate from the accredited college or university of their choice and an official digital badge.
For over 40 years, our courses have been taught by practicing legal professionals and are regularly updated to remain on pace with the current industry.
CLS by BARBRI is the leading continuing legal education provider in the United States, graduating thousands of job-ready legal support professionals every year.
We are proud to be part of BARBRI Global. With a worldwide alumni network of 1.3 million, BARBRI is the premier provider of practical legal education in the world.
Find the right course for you
Our students are ready to work in a variety of fields upon successful completion of our courses. Explore our Career Paths to learn about types of careers our courses will get you job-ready for.
Are you interested in a personalized consultation? Our Enrollment Counselors are available to help guide you through the entire process. Contact us to request further information.