Basic

Basic Level Courses

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

CP Review: 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.   

CP Review: 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 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

CP Review: 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 

CP Review: 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:

CP Review: 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.

This on-demand webinar will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Ethics portion of the exam. It will focus on the following:  (1) ethical responsibilities centering on performance of delegated work, (2) paralegal professional responsibility, (3) professional relationships, (4) client and public contract, and (5) the attorney code of ethics and discipline.

This on-demand webinar will discuss solutions to common pitfalls that occur in a modern real estate practice. Real estate, whether commercial or residential, is full of challenges that are often hard to predict. Through the use of checklists, forms, and a consistent intake and post-closing system, paralegals/legal assistants can manage these challenges, but they must first know how to spot them from afar. This course will discuss the ethical issues of a real estate practice, as well as tax problems that are associated with complex real estate transfers.

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