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CLS by BARBRI Announces 2022 Course Pricing Update 

CLS courses are regularly updated in line with the current legal field and are the most affordable in the industry  Enrolling in Session 6 will be the last chance to lock in 2021 pricing  DALLAS, Texas (September 29, 2021) — Following course content updates, improved learning tool functionality and increased value adds, CLS by BARBRI announced today updated tuition pricing for its flagship paralegal courses in 2022.    The Paralegal Certificate Course®, which trains thousands of job-ready paralegals every year, will now be offered for $1,895. This cornerstone course…

CLS by BARBRI partners with Credly to issue digital badges

Students will now earn digital badges upon successful completion of a course DALLAS, Texas (April 20, 2021) — CLS by BARBRI is proud to announce that we are now offering students a new and additional way they can verify their achievement upon course completion. A badge issued through the Credly platform is a digital representation of…

Introducing the BARBRI Job Network

Creating a professional profile is essential to your success – but do today’s job boards give you what you need?  We’d like to introduce you to the BARBRI Job Network— established to provide connections between legal employers and the lawyers, law students, and paralegals they seek to hire. Our Job Network isn’t just an intermediary…

The Center for Legal Studies rebrands to CLS by BARBRI

The Center for Legal Studies announces a new look and name  Following its acquisition, The Center for Legal Studies rebrands to CLS by BARBRI  DALLAS, Texas (March 17, 2021) —   The former Center for Legal Studies is excited to announce its rebrand to CLS by BARBRI. CLS by BARBRI is the leading provider of online programs and training courses for paralegals and other legal support professions. The rebrand includes the new name and logo, as well as…

CLS by BARBRI Offers New Flexible Payment Options

Through the newly-available Affirm financing option, students are able to spread the cost of their tuition and books over monthly installments, rather than paying for everything at once. This makes continuing education more financially viable and achievable for aspiring professionals. “Our commitment is to provide our students with high quality curriculum and instructor support in…

What Can I Do With a Legal Investigator Certificate?

A legal investigator identifies, researches and examines the facts of a case or situation, usually to report that information back to the person who hired him or her. In this career, you can use several tools, including legal research skills, evidence preparation, interviews, cameras and more. You also have the opportunity to do more than…

How Do I Become a Legal Investigator?

A legal investigator provides surveillance, research and investigative services to the public, law firms, insurance companies, banks, financial institutions and even local law enforcement agencies. They use a variety of tools and methods to uncover facts about personal, financial and legal matters. This type of investigator can work a wide variety of cases, from fact-finding…

The Essential Skills of a Successful Legal Investigator

Naturally, the ability to identify and compile information from an investigation is a great skill for a legal investigator to have, but it’s really just one trait out of many that are needed for success in this job. Experience earned over time Experience goes a long way for a legal investigator. To gain experience, you…

What Part Does a Legal Investigator Play in Trial Prep?

There are many people involved in the preparation for an upcoming trial, but one person’s role isn’t always clear to the public, and that is of the legal investigator. He or she essentially is the “sponge,” absorbing everything there is to know about the case and relaying information. When it comes to preparation for the…

Legal Investigations Cover More Than You Might Think

In very basic terms, an investigator looks into a case, determines whether a certain act has been committed, backs up his or her conclusion with evidence, and makes a report. Despite how simple it all sounds, an investigator needs a solid base of legal knowledge and certain skills to be successful. A certificate course can…