August 9, 2017

The Center for Legal Studies Partners With Texas A&M-Texarkana Offering Paralegal Certificate Course

The Center for Legal Studies is pleased to announce a partnership with Texas A&M-Texarkana for the Paralegal Certificate Course. Starting August 21, students will be able to earn a paralegal certificate online. The affordable 14 week Paralegal Certificate Course will help prepare students for a career in the legal field. Learn more here.

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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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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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June 1, 2016

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 …

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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 4, 2016

Paralegals: More Than Just a Glorified Secretary

The common depiction of paralegals is never flattering. They’ve been regularly depicted as the lawyer’s or attorney’s right hand man, and this involves doing all the menial tasks that they simply don’t have time to do. Worse, there’s always this general consensus that there’s no advancement in their profession, and that it’s a legal dead …

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