December 16, 2016

The Center For Legal Studies Announces A&M-Texarkana Paralegal Certificate Course

The Center for Legal Studies is proud to announce that Texas A&M University-Texarkana, will offer a Paralegal Certificate Course, starting January 9, 2017. The Paralegal Certificate Course is available in multiple formats — online, DVD and text-only accommodating busy work and family schedules. Upon successful completion of the course, Graduates will receive a professional certificate …

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December 15, 2016

What’s the Right Paralegal Program for You?

When you are considering your paralegal education, you have a lot of options. You can attend a traditional college or university or enjoy the convenience and flexibility of taking classes online. Keep reading to learn more about your options so you can make an informed decision about your education. Traditional school programs Many universities and …

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October 14, 2016

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 …

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October 7, 2016

The Center for Legal Studies and Dixie State University Announce Partnership for Paralegal Certificates

The Center for Legal Studies has partnered with Dixie State University to offer an online paralegal certificate course and other certificate programs. The continuing education certificates include paralegal, legal secretary, legal investigation, and alternative dispute resolution. The online courses will take place over seven weeks, the paralegal program requires two seven-week sessions. Sessions begin October …

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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 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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