PROFESSIONAL PARALEGAL CERTIFICATION 

Instructor: DINESH JOTWANI

Language: English

Learners Enrolled: 389

 Course Duration: 90 Days

Course Fees: 11000/-

Online Paralegal Course by IALM

Description

One of the fastest rising professions in the country is paralegals. Paralegal employment is expected to grow by 28 percent between 2008 to 2018, which is substantially more significant than the nationwide global average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

People who are enthusiastic about the legal industry and deeply committed to serving others might choose a career as a paralegal. This online paralegal certificate course offers a thorough and adaptable curriculum, combining intellectual rigor with the ease of online learning. The modules that make up this non-credit certificate cover many topics, including the subtleties of well-known legal disciplines and the technology and tools employed by paralegals in the field. The online paralegal certificate program gives prospective paralegals the ability to gain the specialized professional skills that employers want. Learning new fundamental legal concepts and enhancing overall research and writing skills can also help those already working in the profession. 

Although most paralegals work in law firms, their knowledge and abilities are transferable to many other workplaces. Working as a paralegal is possible in corporate legal departments, governmental organizations, banking institutions, insurance companies, professional organizations, and healthcare organizations. 

The IALM online certificate course in Paralegal Studies could help you succeed in your career, whether you're looking for a paralegal professional life or want to improve your skills. Our paralegal certificate course will give you the skills you need to succeed, owing to a curriculum that builds on your prior academic and professional background.

Objectives of the Paralegal Courses:

  • This course will give you an insight into the work profile of a paralegal. You will understand what a paralegal does, and learn about various skills required by a paralegal and how could they be trained.
  • This is a highly job-oriented course that is a must for Law Students, Court Clerks, Office Assistants, Paralegals working with PSUs, Law Firms, NGOs or Lawyers, legal support staff at Multinational Companies, Court & Judges Staff, employees of Government Departments or anyone interested in knowing about the basic skills sets required to be a paralegal.

Online Paralegal Certification Course by IALM

In addition to providing a distinctive balance of legal theory and practical skills that will set you on the road toward becoming a paralegal, IALM's online paralegal certificate course addresses the role of paralegals in the public-private sectors. This course is entirely online to accommodate your packed lifestyle. 

By letting you learn from a place that works with your timeline and give you access to the tools, information, and assistance you need to accomplish, this online format creates a practical and adaptable approach for you to achieve a certificate. 

Our online paralegal course extensive curriculum includes a variety of legal academic topics, including legal concepts and terms, the steps and activities involved in the litigation process, jurisprudential principles, and legal concerns that impact and connect with contemporary business practices.

The IALM Paralegal Certificate Program intends to educate competent people in the law's concept, logic, and ethics. Students acquire the practical skills they need to support administrators and attorneys in offering a comprehensive range of legal services to enterprises, governmental entities, law firms, and businesses.

Benefits of doing this Online Paralegal Course from IALM

  • A self-paced, online law course offers ease & flexibility to finish the course of study in a year.
  • The IALM offers writing laboratories, tests, mock assessments, video lectures, and course materials.
  • Forms and written labs for all states are accessible so that learners can access their learning in their environment.
  • Throughout the online paralegal course, instructors—practicing lawyers with years of experience—work one-on-one with pupils to answer their questions and mark their papers.
  • In addition to studying Vital Skills, learners can select two of the five legal specialties to learn through a customized learning experience.
  • The availability of accessible online paralegal courses that may be taken from any location. 
  • After the paralegal certification course has ended, the IALM gives users access to online tutorials, models, and tools for up to a year.

Paralegal Training by IALM

Learners gain in-depth paralegal training in conducting witness interviews, examining intricate fact structures, executing research work, creating legal documentation, and helping to prepare cases for trial. The training is practical and focuses on the legal fields where legal professionals are very much in demand.

What you'll learn in this online Paralegal Certification Course by IALM

  • Legal terms, ethical principles, and the courtroom procedure 
  • The standards of proof and civil process
  • Fundamental investigations and interrogation techniques, as well as the creation and application of demonstrative facts
  • Drafting investigative documents like legal questions, confession demands, and relevant records applications.
  • How to find applicable law
  • Research methods and techniques to be used in petitions, pleadings, and judicial memorandum
  • Creating legal documentation
  • Drafting and evaluating legal documents

Who should take these Paralegal Courses?

  • People looking for the paralegal training and education required for a profession in the legal field.
  • People who want to be trained and certified as paralegal practitioners to start their legal firm.
  • Individuals who wish to gain knowledge in one or more of the legal fields and also want to become a legal assistant.
  • Existing paralegals want to raise business productivity, timesheets, and effectiveness while learning desirable job skills.

Jobs & Career Opportunities:

The list of various sectors or industries wherein paralegal professionals is working. For instance:

  • Specialists

In some cases, paralegals may act as specialists. These individuals possess specialized industry experience in a related field, with the ability to assist lawyers in complex matters and exercise significant independent judgment and discretion. Specialists typically possess strong writing skills and the ability to conduct fact-gathering and analyze information.

  • Corporate paralegals

Corporate paralegals often help lawyers prepare employee contracts, shareholder agreements, stock-option plans, and companies’ annual financial reports. Corporate paralegals may monitor and review government regulations to ensure that the corporation is aware of new legal requirements. Additionally, corporate paralegals may also assist with SEC filings, prepare/conduct UCC filings/searches, and work with the Internal Revenue Service.

  • Litigation paralegals

Litigation paralegals maintain documents received from clients, conduct research for lawyers, and retrieve and organize evidence for use at depositions and trials. Depending on the law firm, litigation paralegals also participate in the discovery process, trial, investigation, international arbitrations, and white-collar criminal defence matters.

  • Transactional paralegals

Transactional paralegals regularly participate in large deals, transactions and active matters in a variety of areas in the corporations and law offices. Depending on the setting, transactional paralegals may assist with corporate/financial restructuring, financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate, securities, tax and employee benefits, or intellectual property.

  • Senior paralegals

Handle complex work at a high level of competence, requiring the exercise of significant independent judgment and discretion. Senior paralegals will often have experience in both delegating work to those in lower tiers and managing others’ work product.

Important Information About This Online Paralegal Certificate Course:

  • Maximum Duration to complete the Course: 3-Months
  • Course Fees: RS. 11,000/- (Payment through Credit & Debit Cards, CHEQUE, Demand Draft, Cash, Wire Transfer – NEFT) 
  • Online Evaluation Method: Based on “Multiple Choice Question (MCQs)” and an “Assignment Submission” of 500 words.
  • The score of the online examination will be taken as the final result and Grade will be assigned as per the following scheme: Grade A – 80-100, Grade B – 65-79, Grade C – 50-64, Reattempt – Below 50.
  • Next Batch: Each IALM course starts every Saturday. Students can register online for the course at any time. Upon payment of fees and registration, the present Course will start on the forthcoming Saturday.

Online Paralegal Course Curriculum

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