Online sessions begin August 19, 2024. ENROLL NOW! Call 1-800-522-7737, email [email protected] or click here to contact us.

Online sessions begin August 19, 2024. ENROLL NOW! Call 1-800-522-7737, email [email protected] or click here to contact us.

Advance Your Legal Career

Paralegal Certificate Course© starts at just $1,895

Learn about the law with the most affordable, flexible, and effective continuing education courses

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The next online session begins August 19, 2024. Enroll Now!

Our partner schools

We work with over 150 accredited colleges and universities across the country to issue our certificates.

Select your school of choice at enrollment.


Meeting you on your terms

Learning about the legal system doesn’t have to be expensive or intimidating. CLS by BARBRI is the leading continuing legal education company bringing the power of legal learning to everyone, no matter your education level or career goals. We are committed to offering affordable legal education to all our students. CLS graduates open doors to rewarding career advancement, professional growth, and increased earning potential.


The place for legal education

Legal education is our specialty. Our high-quality affordable legal certificate courses are delivered in partnership with hundreds of accredited colleges and universities nationwide. Students trust our curriculums as always being current in the legal industry and available in formats that serve every type of learner.

Over 90% of past students agree that our courses are on pace with the current industry​ and would return to CLS for further legal education.

I had a great experience with CLS. Well-organized content, accessible instructors, engaging coursework. Overall a great experience.

— Adam S.

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!

— Anna I.

I was very impressed with the course content, knowledge and availability of the professor and pace of the course. Definitely recommend CLS!

— Jodi B.

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.

— Josh M.

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.

— Melanie R.

The online courses are great and convenient. They are perfect for someone working part or full-time.

— Brian H.

CLS by BARBRI courses offer applicable legal knowledge for a variety of industries. It’s our way of keeping your career readiness and career advancement at the center of everything we do. 

Nearly 90% of past CLS students agreed that their certificate made them more appealing to job recruiters and helped increase their earning potential.

Paralegal courses

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 career, we have a course for you.

Legal support courses

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 in-demand skills for today’s market.

Legal consultant courses

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.

Career advancing courses

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.


95% of past students would recommend CLS legal courses to others


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 it fits your schedule and where it works best for your 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 current industry trends.


CLS by BARBRI is the leading continuing legal education provider in the U.S., 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 legal studies 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 legal careers our certificate training 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 more information.