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Course Description

Designed for students who have completed the required courses in the Paralegal Professional Certificate Program. Topics covered in this course include portfolio and writing sample creation. Students have the opportunity to get feedback on their resumes, participate in mock interviews and learn about additional resources, and job opportunities. This course provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of ethics, legal principles, and the technical skills necessary for entry-level employment as a paralegal.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the rules and ethics that govern the legal profession in California.
  • Demonstrate, through discussion, the communication and interpersonal skills necessary for the law office environment.
  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of basic legal principles necessary for an entry-level position in a law office.
  • Complete and submit legal documents as a professional paralegal, including professional formatting of a resume/cover letter for seeking employment in a law office.

Notes

REQUIRED TEXT: No textbook required

Certification Disclosure: In California an individual may qualify to hold one’s self out as a paralegal in one of several ways including earning a certificate of completion of a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. (Calif. Bus. & Prof. Code §6450(c)(1).) The Paralegal Professional Certificate program offered by UCSB PaCe satisfies the requirements of California law in this regard.

 

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Type
Online
Dates
Mar 29, 2021 to Jun 11, 2021
Contact Hours
9.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (1 units) $175.00
Available for Credit
1 units
Section Notes

To be eligible to enroll in this course you need to be completing your Paralegal Studies Certificate this quarter. 

One business day after enrollment but no sooner than 2 weeks before the beginning of the course, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access your online course. You don’t need to take any action until you receive that email. Please note that you will not be able to access your online course until all the steps highlighted in that email are complete.

Last day to drop is April 5, 2021.

 

Type
Online
Dates
Jun 21, 2021 to Sep 10, 2021
Contact Hours
9.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (1 units) $180.00
Available for Credit
1 units
Section Notes

To be eligible to enroll in this course you need to be completing your Paralegal Studies Certificate this quarter. 

One business day after enrollment but no sooner than 2 weeks before the beginning of the course, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access your online course. You don’t need to take any action until you receive that email. Please note that you will not be able to access your online course until all the steps highlighted in that email are complete.

Last day to drop is July 12, 2021.