Basic

Basic Level Courses

A basic level is most appropriate for the professional with little to no experience in the subject area being taught.

Corporate & Commercial

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the corporate and commercial component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of corporate and commercial law. The session will focus on: 

Misappropriation of Electronic Data

This session will explore causes of action for misappropriation of electronic data—whether by departing employees, competitors, or third-party hackers—and defenses to those claims.  It will also provide some practical guidance for investigating and collecting evidence concerning such claims, including but not limited to sources of evidence, strategies for obtaining that evidence, and authenticating the evidence.

Real Estate & Property

This session will assist those taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the real estate and property component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. Our review will begin with bedrock concepts of real estate law that were formed as early as Europe’s feudal era through the development of modern principles and practices. We will examine basic ownership rights and other real property interests such as estates, landlord and tenant rights, easements, and restrictions.   

Criminal Law and Torts

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Criminal Litigation and Torts portions of the knowledge section of the exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of the Criminal Litigation and Torts.

It will focus on the following:

  1. Courts, jurisdiction, and venue
  2. Pleadings and Procedures
  3. Trial Procedures introduction
  4. Final stages of trial and post-trial
  5. Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
  6. Torts

Civil Litigation and Torts

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Civil Litigation and Torts portions of the knowledge section of the exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of Civil Litigation and Torts.

It will focus on the following:

  • Courts, jurisdiction and venue
  • Pleadings and Procedures
  • Trial Procedures introduction
  • Final stages of trial and post-trial
  • Federal Rules 

U.S. Legal System and Procedure

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the U.S. Legal System portion of the knowledge section of the exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of the United States Legal System. We will discuss the history of the American legal system.

It will focus on the following:

Contract Law

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the contracts component of the knowledge portion of the CP Exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of contract law and will focus on the following:

Skills Exam - Essay Writing

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal (“CP”) Exam review for the skills portion of the exam. It will focus on the following:

  1. learning how to identify relevant facts and issues
  2. the application of law to facts
  3. the analysis of issues and formation of conclusions, and
  4. the organization of information and clarification of expression

Emphasis will be placed on proper written communication skills. A sample essay will be given and discussed during the presentation.