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CLS by BARBRI and Texas A&M-Texarkana Offer Advanced Legal Research and Writing Course

CLS by BARBRI and Texas A&M University-Texarkana will offer an Advanced Legal Research and Writing Course starting January 9, 2017. The Advanced Legal Research and Writing Course is a non-credit course, designed to teach advanced and specialized approaches to utilize the legal resources available in a law library, online and elsewhere. The conceptual differences between…

CLS by BARBRI Announces A&M-Texarkana Paralegal Certificate Course

CLS by BARBRI 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 and text-only —  to accommodate busy work and family schedules. Upon successful completion of the course, Graduates will receive a professional certificate from…

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…

5 Tips for the Highly Effective New Paralegal

When you land your new paralegal job, you’ve got to keep in mind that the employer is investing in you. It costs thousands to train a new person, so the fact that you got the position means that the employer has faith in you. To live up to this commitment, you must be as prepared…

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…

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…

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…

Paralegals, Technology and the Firms of the Future

Today’s paralegal is taking on a more active role than ever before, particularly when it comes to the technology that is now part of the legal landscape. Here’s a look at the evolving role of paralegals in a firm’s technology. The role of a paralegal in simple terms is to help their attorneys do their…

Law School: Good Grades vs. Experience

What matters more—your law school GPA or work experience? This is what many law students and would-be law students often wonder about when it comes to getting a job in the legal industry. After all, law school life involves balancing mountains of paperwork and readings with other demands for your time. So which one should…

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