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    2 courses found in Semester SPRING 2014
PARALEGAL STUDIES  / LE100
Paralegal Studies is an intensive program emphasizing the practical skills needed to succeed as a paralegal. When students complete our program, they are ready to go to work.  Our curriculum covers topics rarely covered in other paralegal programs and doesn’t waste time on filler. The skill-based curriculum enables students to complete their studies in five months. The certificate is the gateway to enter the paralegal field. Judges and lawyers will teach the lectures. Class includes job interview preparation, field trips to the New York County Criminal Court to view arraignments and to a law library. According to the National Association of Legal Assistants, paralegals earned an average salary of $52,188 in 2014.

PART I: This segment will cover the Legal Process, Ethics, Court Structure, Interviewing, investigations, Research Skills, Document Preparation, Writing and Analysis, Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw.

SUBSTANTIVE LAW  / LE100B
Paralegal Studies is an intensive program emphasizing the practical skills needed to succeed as a paralegal. When students complete our program, they are ready to go to work.  Our curriculum covers topics rarely covered in other paralegal programs and doesn’t waste time on filler. The skill-based curriculum enables students to complete their studies in five months. The certificate is the gateway to enter the paralegal field. Judges and lawyers will teach the lectures. Class includes job interview preparation, field trips to the New York County Criminal Court to view arraignments and to a law library. According to the National Association of Legal Assistants, paralegals earned an average salary of $52,188 in 2014.

PART II: Students will take five substantive law classes during this section. These will include Torts, Contracts, New York Procedure, Criminal Law, and Immigration Law.