Paralegal Specialist Certificate Corporations

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Justin G. Class of 2019, Military Veteran

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4 WEEK CLASSES
The Paralegal Specialist Certificate program includes four-week classes.
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Program Overview

On Campus

The Paralegal Specialist Certificate in Corporations is intended to introduce you to the legal skills required to serve the community effectively and ethically in a corporate law practice. The corporate law paralegal program provides an academic and practical education of uncompromising quality. The corporations specialization covers case analysis, legal research, and documents for the formation, management, and dissolution of corporate entities. The certificate is approved by the American Bar Association and offered only at the Los Angeles and Woodland Hills campuses.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss broad legal principles from the primary areas of law, such as torts, contracts, real property, and others, and explain the definitions of certain basic legal terms and phrases.
  • Conduct legal research using manual and computer-assisted methods.
  • Demonstrate the basic process of legal reasoning and analysis.
  • Describe the paralegal’s role in a corporate law practice.
  • Recognize how broad ethical principles apply to paralegals in a corporate law practice.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

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