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(**Online Class Only**)

PARALEGAL PREPARATION 1
(**Online Class Only**)

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Instructor: Sam Germana, General Counsel for a New Jersey hospital (ed2go Instructor)
Duration: 6 wks
Date(s) of the week: Starts Dec. 11, Jan. 15, or Feb. 12
Quarter: Winter 2020
Prerequisite: None
Textbook: The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Address: Online Class Only
Price: $95
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Careers in the legal field often require many years of training, but paralegals can enter the job market quickly. What’s more, paralegals earn good salaries and have many opportunities for advancement. In fact, a skilled paralegal can do almost all the jobs a lawyer does.

In this course, you will discover what paralegals do and find out what you will need to know in order to begin your own paralegal career. You will start by getting an excellent grounding in legal terminology, contract law, and the tort system. Next, you will learn how to perform legal analysis, conduct interviews and investigations, write legal briefs, and prepare for appeals. And finally, you will get tips on internships and job-hunting.

By the time you’re finished, you will know if becoming a paralegal is the right career choice for you.