Paralegal certificate programs in Florida provides the foundation you need to learn about legal procedures and the intricacies of federal and state law. These programs allow you to perform substantive legal work that is vital to supporting legal firms, law offices, and the legal departments of corporations and other entities.
The Center for Legal Studies, or CLS, offers curriculums for paralegal certification in Florida at two upstanding educational institutions. Enroll in one of our paralegal degree courses at the following Florida colleges and universities:
Our CLS Paralegal Program
Our paralegal programs are offered in two sections: Paralegal I and Paralegal II. Both sessions are designed to be taken consecutively.
The certificate courses will provide you with extensive knowledge of the American judicial system as well as equip you with practical skills to become a paralegal. Our courses will also give you working knowledge of legal authority and the fundamentals of law office management, among others.
We help prepare you for a paralegal career by providing you with requisite skills, which include:
- Knowledge of attorney and legal ethics
- Preparing legal documents, from discovery to motions and memos
- Interviewing witnesses
- Learning techniques in jury selection
- Performing legal analysis
- Knowing the importance of precedence
- Learning the rules of civil procedure and evidence
- Learning advocacy techniques to use in formal and informal settings
- Conducting legal research
- Conducting computerized legal research
Combined, the CLS certificate programs will give you the foundation to competently help lawyers prepare cases for litigation. These programs, however, are not limited to those who want to establish a career as paralegals.
The courses are also designed for students who may to learn more about the law or other professionals, from file clerks to legal secretaries, who may want to improve their competencies. Regardless of your background, the certificate programs will thoroughly and accurately prepare you.
Why Choose Us?
The Center for Legal Studies offers affordable collegiate-level certificate programs built on experience and high quality. We work only with accredited universities and colleges that have reviewed our programs and deemed them suitable to be offered.
In addition, we help prepare you for real-world work, not just for general education.
Learn from practicing attorneys, experienced paralegals, and other highly-qualified legal professionals. Our instructors for every course are of the best possible standard and can give you practical advice from their years of legal experience as well as their vast knowledge.
Our paralegal certificate programs are also structured and presented with maximum efficiency of instruction. You will learn at your own pace and according to your schedule because programs come in Online and Text-Only formats.
With our affordable prices, high-quality curriculum, and experienced instructors, the Center for Legal Studies’ certificate courses are one of the best choices to achieve your goals as a paralegal.
Earn a professional paralegal certificate at the Florida higher educational institution of your choice.
Learn more about our course offerings today.