Expert Paralegal Program

Learn how to increase productivity and efficiency in this interactive and engaging 4 week on-line certificate program.

This program will focus on how to improve paralegal productivity, efficiency, and how to incorporate the Six Sigma and Agile methodology into the various job functions that paralegals typically perform. In this on-line program paralegals and aspiring paralegals are provided with the tools and information that will allow them to work in a modern law office setting. This program covers topics related to law firm e-mail policies, social media strategies, online legal research tools, and remote working best practices in order to assist participants with meeting the challenges of today's paralegal working environment. Applying Six Sigma to the paralegal role assists paralegals with understanding the importance of avoiding the mundane tasks that paralegals who operate with a legal secretary mindset will tend to focus their day conducting. Overall this approach to completing paralegal specific duties will allow those that successfully complete the program to outperform their counterparts.

Benefits and Features

What makes this training one of the best?

  • Increase Productivity

    Get better training with live demonstrations of cloud based practice management systems.

  • Real World Learning

    Apply what you learn in a real world virtual law office.

  • Work Life Balance

    We know how difficult it is to juggle work, home, and school. That is why we offer the training in one day, provide on-demand lessons, recordings of the live lessons, and weekday and weekend live session options.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Program Materials

    • College Credit: American Government

    • College Credit: Information Systems and Computer Applications

    • Live Weekly Lecture

    • Virtual Law Office

  • 3

    Module 1: Paralegal Success & Professional Development

    • Lecture Notes: Ethics and Professional Responsibility

    • Video: Generally Accepted Paralegal Principles (G.A.P.P.)

    • Virtual Law Office Task(s)

    • Quiz

  • 4

    Module 2: Remote Working Strategies

    • Lecture Notes: Creativity, Innovation, and Leadership During Times of Change

    • Video: The Electronic Courtroom

    • Virtual Law Office Task(s)

    • Quiz

  • 5

    Module 3: Legal Cloud Computing

    • Lecture Notes: The Cloud and Social Media

    • Video: Cloud Computing for the Legal Professional

    • Virtual Law Office Task(s)

    • Discussion

  • 6

    Module 4: Legal Research

  • 7

    Module 5: Records Management

    • Lecture Notes: Databases

    • Video: Document Classification & Management

    • Virtual Law Office Task(s)

    • Discussion

  • 8

    Module 6: Law Office Communication

    • Lecture Notes: The Internet and Email

    • Video: Paralegal's & Client Communication

    • Virtual Law Office Task(s)

    • Discussion

  • 9

    Module 7: Law Office Timekeeping & Billing

    • Lecture Notes: Legal Timekeeping and Billing

    • Video: Legal Billing

    • Video: Legal Timekeeping

    • Virtual Law Office Task(s)

    • Discussion

  • 10

    Module 8: Project Management for Paralegals

    • Lecture Notes: Essentials of Project Management

    • Video: Six Sigma's Application in Legal Organizations

    • Video: Six Sigma & Legal Process Improvement

    • Video: Six Sigma & Effective Case Management

    • Virtual Law Office Task(s)

    • Discussion

  • 11

    Next steps

    • Before you go...

    • Congrats! Here's some practice tips for you...

    • More resources for you

Pricing options

Installment plans available upon request

Continuing Education

Access Included with Program Registration

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Date: January 9, 2021 Time: 10:00am to 2pm EST

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Take the Expert Paralegal Program and earn the Expert Paralegal (EP) Certification.