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Live online courses starting February 6, 2023.  Register by February 3, 2023, and save 10% off course fee with code SPRING10.  Call 1-800-522-7737, email [email protected] or click here to contact us.

Are You Ready? How to Become a Paralegal

If you enjoy research and critical thinking and you’re interested in the law, you’re probably starting to wonder if being a paralegal is the right job move for you. While there’s more than one path to becoming a paralegal, education is generally the preferred start these days. With education, you’ll have an advantage over the…

Career Guide for Future Paralegals in Colorado

Every student who is taking up a Paralegal Certificate Course dreams of landing a job and, eventually, a successful career. CLS by BARBRI provides the right programs and resources, and partners with colleges and universities nationwide to help the students after completing the course. To become a successful paralegal in Colorado, you must complete all…

The Difference Between Paralegal and Legal Secretary

When looking through job listings, you will sometimes see postings asking for a legal secretary or a legal assistant. Paralegals are sometimes referred to as legal assistants, which can be confusing to someone who is just starting out. After all, our general definition of a secretary is that of an assistant. Legal Secretaries and How…

What is in a Paralegal Degree?

We have encountered countless students who, despite exhibiting a passion for law, find difficulty choosing the career path to take. Becoming a lawyer tends to be the default option for many students despite having an alternative option that actually suits them better. Paralegals are the less-glamorized, unsung heroes of the judicial sector, and there’s a…

Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Education

Online education is one of the many advances that technology and the digital world has made available to you. You no longer have to be physically present in class to learn, and while the environment of online learning is different from the traditional classroom setup, it doesn’t necessarily mean it is less effective. Online Education…

What Does the Legal Investigation Certificate Course at CLS Cover?

What is the Legal Investigation Certificate Course at CLS by BARBRI? The Legal Investigation Certificate Course is a really good course. It talks about being a legal investigator. A legal investigator is somebody who, generally, works for a law firm, or they use legal investigators at the district attorney’s office or at the police department….

What Methods of Organization Do You See Paralegals Employ?

Paralegals use all different kinds of ways to organize documents. One thing they can do is put them into a notebook, and you might organize them from the beginning of the case to the end of the case in a notebook all organized with tabs, that tell the attorney exactly where everything can be located.Another…

How Can You Best Position Yourself To a Law Firm After Graduation?

In this video, Attorney Karen Geiger goes over the methods to position yourself as a top paralegal candidate after graduating. She’ll explain the things to be aware of and how you can position yourself as an invaluable component to your aspiring firm. She also discusses the importance of resumes and cover letters. Ready to start on…

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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