Paralegal Power Breaks
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Paralegal Power Breaks

Learn about various aspects of the paralegal career in a short amount of time.
4.1 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
276 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In these sessions you will learn about various aspects of the paralegal career.
  • Understand how the paralegal role has evolved since it was developed.
  • Legal research principles and practice
  • Intellectual property basics
  • Civil litigation principles and practice for paralegals
  • Legal technology programs
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level
Description

Paralegal Power Breaks are ideal for entry level to seasoned paralegals.  These short information packed sessions provide a convenient and useful method for paralegals to learn new concepts, improve on various legal processes, and interact with other paralegals in different locations.  They are provided in order to assist with paralegal career development. The sessions are short, concise, and packed with useful information and resources that can be immediately put to use.

The following topics are covered in these short information packed sessions:

  1. Office Politics
  2. Paralegal Career Advancement Tips
  3. Paralegal Skills Assessment
  4. Legal Research
  5. Legal Technology
  6. Civil Litigation
  7. Civil Trial Procedures
  8. Intellectual Property
  9. eDiscovery
  10. And More
Who is the target audience?
  • Paralegals at all levels will benefit from this program.
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Electronic Calendaring and Docket Control
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