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 and Property

This session will assist Certified Paralegal Exam candidates in reviewing for the real estate and property component of the Exam. It will introduce the attendee to the historical development of real estate law and the evolution of modern principles and practices. The session will examine basic ownership rights and other real property interests such as estates, landlord and tenant rights, easements, and restrictions.   

CP Review - Torts

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the torts portion of the knowledge exam. The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of torts.
 
The session will include discussions in the areas of:

CP Review - Essay Writing

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the skills portion of the exam. A sample essay will be given and discussed during the presentation. 

The session will focus on the following: 

  • Learning how to identify relevant facts and issues
  • The application of law to facts
  • The analysis of issues and formation of conclusions
  • The organization of information and clarity of expression

CP Review - Ethics

This session will assist those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Ethics portion of the exam.

The session will focus on the following:

  • Ethical responsibilities centering on performance of delegated work
  • Paralegal professional responsibility
  • Professional relationships
  • Client and public contract
  • Attorney code of ethics and discipline

CP Review - Contracts

This session is intended to provide an overall survey of the law of contracts. The basics of contract law presented includes:

  • A discussion of contracts in general
  • The elements required for the formation of a contract
  • The classification of types of contracts
  • Parties' contractual obligations and rights
  • The requirements of an enforceable contract
  • Legal and equitable remedies for a breach of contract

Skills of an Indispensable Paralegal

There are three kinds of crucial traits that paralegals need to have to be effective and help their lawyers. These traits are dependability, flexibility, and durability.

Dependability. We are all part of a big team. Your lawyer, you, other paralegals, your client, court personnel, all one team trying to accomplish a similar goal. It’s not much different than members of a sports team, and what most of us have learned growing up about teams is that we need to be able to depend on each other; whether we are winning or losing.

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