May 30, 2015

Do I Need a Bachelors Degree to Be a Paralegal?

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You do not need a Bachelors degree. There are a wide variety of ways to get your foot in the door to become a paralegal, and it’s not necessarily required that you have a Bachelors degree. For more information about online or live paralegal training, paralegal certifications, or our other training courses for the legal …

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May 27, 2015

What You Can Expect to Learn in Your Online Paralegal Program

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Paralegal Certificate Course The Center for Legal Studies Paralegal Certificate Course begins with an introduction to the American legal system. We’ll go over things like court structure, jurisdiction, venue, the importance of precedents, and the rules of civil procedure. This helps lay a foundation for later lessons that cover more advanced concepts. Following lessons include …

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May 23, 2015

What Other Paralegal Training Does CLS You Provide? | Paralegal Schools Online

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The Center for Legal Studies Paralegal Certificate Course begins with an introduction to the American legal system. We’ll go over things like court structure, jurisdiction, venue, the importance of precedents, and the rules of civil procedure. For more information about online or live paralegal training, paralegal certifications, or our other training courses for the legal …

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May 15, 2015

What Will I Learn in a Paralegal Certificate Course?

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The Center for Legal Studies Paralegal Certificate Course begins with an introduction to the American legal system. We’ll go over things like court structure, jurisdiction, venue, the importance of precedents, and the rules of civil procedure. For more information about online or live paralegal training, paralegal certifications, or our other training courses for the legal …

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May 9, 2015

The 6 Types of Paralegals You’ll Meet in Law Firms

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Nowadays, many law firms specialize in particular areas of the law such as estate planning, and immigration and employment laws. There are numerous paralegal types and specializations available in law firms. Programs offering paralegal training encourage additional courses in specific legal topics to prepare students for law firms with only one or two focuses. Paralegals …

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May 7, 2015

Confidentiality, Paralegals, and the Internet

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Social media has become a major tool for those in the legal profession to find pieces of information. Consequently, it has also provided professionals an avenue to broaden their networks. But the situation is not without problems. Many paralegals, legal assistants, and even lawyers have had missteps with using the Internet – especially when it …

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May 2, 2015

How to Get a Paralegal Promotion | The Center for Legal Studies

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If we’re going to be completely honest about the paralegal industry, there are few ways to get a promotion. It’s not that nobody gives paralegals their due; it’s just that the nature of the profession doesn’t grow in the same way other careers do. While everyone’s looking to move vertically, paralegals advance their occupations horizontally. …

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