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Paralegal Professional Training is a Course

Paralegal Professional Training

May 20, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024

$4,500 Enroll

Full course description

Description

This comprehensive certificate offers an all-encompassing overview of the paralegal profession. By delving deep into the foundational concepts of law, litigation, ethics, and specialized legal sectors, participants will emerge with a robust understanding and the necessary skill set to thrive as competent paralegals in diverse legal environments. From the nuances of legal research to the complexities of contracts and real property law, this course bridges theory with real-world application, ensuring learners are primed for success in their paralegal careers.

Who Is It for?

This certificate is designed for those who seek to gain an understanding of the paralegal domain, backed by practical skills, ensuring their readiness to contribute significantly to legal teams and clients alike. This course is open to high school seniors, seminary students, college graduates and any learner seeking to develop their career. Separate mens and womens cohorts are available. 

Format

·      Online, part-time, and Asynchronous to fit your schedule.

·      Move through the modules week-by-week together with fellow learners.

·      Work on your own schedule and at your own pace within each module.

·      Ongoing interaction with fellow learners, fostering a supportive learning environment.

·      Each module is led by experienced legal professionals, ensuring quality instruction.

·       Hashkafically sensitive and considerate.

 

Modules Include

·      Introduction to Paralegal Studies - Gain foundational knowledge and understand the role of a paralegal in the legal landscape.

·      Court System and Litigation - Explore the intracaies of the court system and litigation procedures.

·      Legal Research and Writing - Hone your research and writing skills focusing on practical work.

·      Contracts - Understand the fundamentals of contract law and its applications in real-life scenarios.

·      Torts - Delve into the world of tort law, learning about civil wrongs and personal injury.

·      Property - Explore real property law, including land ownership, transactions, and disputes. 

·      Family Law - Conclude the program by deep study of family law, adressing legal issues related to families and relationships. 

How to Apply Your Certificate

Upon successful completion of this certificate, participants will be ready to embark in a career in the legal sector as a paralegal. In addition, law students, legal enthusiasts, legal assistants, and clerks will enhance and enrich their understanding of legal knowledge and the role of paralegals play in the legal structure.

Have Questions?

Do you still have additional questions or want additional information? Feel free to reach out to us at yuglobal@yu.edu or call 646-592-6680 or contact Director of the Program, Michael Pantazakos, at pantazak@yu.edu.