The Gold Standard in Paralegal Training. Obtaining a paralegal certificate from top-tier University of California, Irvine, reflects your commitment to educational excellence and appreciation for academic challenge. Our American Bar Association-approved program gives you knowledge, career preparation, and a prestigious credential that will differentiate you in the job market. About the Program Develop job skills that are essential in a paralegal career. Learn from instructors who represent prominent law firms, corporations, and public sector agencies who bring you real-world experience. Obtain specialized information in classes specifically developed for experienced paralegals. Now entering year 31, our Paralegal Certificate Program has earned an outstanding reputation for practice-based education. A balance of workplace applicable skills and legal theory equips graduates to participate in virtually every aspect of a case. Concepts are taught and reinforced utilizing case studies, lectures, class discussions, group exercises, assignments, field trips, and guest speakers. Program Benefits Improve your earning potential, expand your career options, and enhance your marketability Instruction from practicing attorneys and paralegals from leading law firms, corporations, and non-profit organizations Connect with others in the legal industry and develop a professional network as you progress through the program Build a portfolio of work that showcases your capabilities On-campus and online courses available Choose individual courses or participate in the complete certificate program Great precursor to entering law school Academic advisement, job postings, and internships
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