Paralegal Certificate Program

  • UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education
  • Remote
  • Sep 24, 2020
Part time Education Legal

Job Description

Become a Certified Paralegal in Just Six Months

UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s Paralegal Studies Certificate Program gives you the knowledge, convenience and flexibility to become a highly qualified paralegal. Our UC-quality curriculum is led by engaging instructors who are leaders in their respective legal careers.

What You’ll Learn

This program aligns with the California Business & Professionals Code for paralegal education, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is also approved by the UC Davis School of Law, ensuring you have the right skills to succeed in this high-demand field. You’ll learn:

  • How to conduct legal research and prepare documentation for trials
  • Proven methods for managing clients
  • Litigation procedures and basic appellate processes
  • Laws pertaining to personal injury, product liability and malpractice
  • The ability to analyze and draft contracts as well as litigate them

What You’ll Get

Our program offers:

  • Online convenience
  • A self-paced format that lets you learn at a pace that fits your schedule
  • Access to exceptional instructors with years of legal experience
  • Practical knowledge and current best practices that can be applied immediately in a legal environment, including experience with both Westlaw and LexisNexis research platforms