April 19, 2016

How Does a Paralegal Aid in the Discovery Stage of a Case?

Paralegals fulfill a supporting role to attorneys by conducting some of the necessary interviews with key parties, taking notes during the discovery process, and by conducting important legal research. Listen as Attorney Karen Geiser explains what other roles paralegals play in the legal process: Interested in pursuing a career in paralegal studies? We can help! Contact …

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April 8, 2016

What Other Certifications or Specialty Tracks are Available to Paralegals through CLS?

Besides the paralegal certificate, what other certificates are offered at the Center for Legal Studies? For one, they’re all interesting. Some of the courses that are offered are family law, so you can learn about working in a family law office, and what paralegals do in family law. There is also victim advocacy, which is really …

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April 5, 2016

How Can Someone Become a Victim Advocate? What does that Entail?

In the following video, Attorney Karen Geiger explains the process for becoming a victim advocate, including certificate and education concentrations that deal with victim advocacy. She also discusses what that means for aspiring paralegals who share an interest in the specialized field. Interested in pursuing a concentration in paralegal victim advocacy? We can help! Contact …

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March 29, 2016

How Can Paralegals Shape or Influence the Operations of a Law Firm?

Listen as Karen Geiger explains how paralegals can shape and influence the internal operations of a law firm. She discusses the importance of being organized, and how that organization influences internal case handling processes. Ready to start a profession in the legal industry? Our nationally recognized and accredited paralegal certificate program will get you started fast! …

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March 22, 2016

What are Some Common Interview Questions a Newly Certified Paralegal Will Face?

A newly certified paralegal will face a litany of questions post-certification during a job interview. This is done so that law firms and prospective employers have a sense of the general knowledge of the paralegal and to gauge what level of value a paralegal will bring to their company. Watch as Karen Geiger explains some of the …

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