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Paralegal Training

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This Paralegal Training course introduces Paralegal studies and provides you with the foundation for the study of paralegalism. During the course, you will gain a solid understanding of the legal system, the role of legal secretaries, and how you can be of assistance in the exciting field of law. This course also provides you with comprehensive knowledge of criminal law, including the judicial system.

The course then examines what happens at an arraignment, teaches you practical skills to work as a paralegal, including how to assist trial attorneys, record keeping, interview witnesses, and investigate intricate fact patterns.

You will also learn to prepare transcription, edit, and correspondence to Judges, research the law and assist lawyers in preparing cases for courtroom litigation.

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We assess our learners through quizzes or multiple choice test. This test will be assessed automatically and immediately to give you an instant result.

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The PDF copy of Certificate of Completion can be claimed at the free of cost. If you need a hardcopy of this certificate, you have to pay an additional payment. The time for PDF certificate turnaround is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy, it is 3-7 working days

Course Curriculum

Paralegal
Introduction to Paralegals 00:05:00
Introduction to Legal Secretary 00:15:00
Role of Legal Secretaries 00:15:00
General Duties and Day-to-Day Operations of a Legal Secretary 00:30:00
Record Keeping 00:30:00
Legal Writing Skills & Proofreading 00:15:00
Research Skills You Need to Know 00:30:00
Transcription, Editing & Correspondence to Judges 00:30:00
Legal System of UK 00:15:00
Criminal Law
History of Criminal Law: Church of England and Codification of Criminal Law 01:00:00
General Principles of Criminal Law 00:45:00
Act 1967 00:30:00
Agency, capacity, and mental disorder 00:45:00
General Defences 00:45:00
Homicide and Murder 00:30:00
Manslaughter 00:45:00
Theft, Robbery and Burglary 00:30:00
Courts, Crime, and Controversy
UK Court System 00:30:00
The Courts and the Criminal Justice System 00:16:00
Actors in the Courthouse 00:10:00
Criminal vs Civil Court Cases 00:16:00
Law on the Books and in Action 00:06:00
Fraud 01:00:00
Arrest to Arraignment
Crime and Arrest 00:13:00
Bail 00:10:00
Preliminary Hearing, Grand Jury, and Arraignment 00:06:00
History of Trials by Jury 00:12:00
Overview of Basic Evidence 00:06:00
Steps In The Trial Process 00:12:00
Legal Terminology 00:16:00
Being a Paralegal
Working with Your Manager 01:00:00
Administrative Soft Skills 01:00:00
Tools of the Trade 01:00:00
Effective Time Management 01:00:00
Being an Effective Gatekeeper 00:15:00
Organizational Skills 00:15:00
Confidentiality Guidelines 00:15:00
Special Tasks 00:15:00
Meeting Management & Minute Taking
Meeting Management 00:15:00
Meeting Agreements 00:15:00
Minute Styles 00:30:00
What Do I Record? 00:30:00
Techniques for Preparing Minutes 00:30:00
Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting 00:15:00
The Minute Book 00:15:00
What to include/what to ignore 00:30:00
Motions and Resolutions 00:00:00
Method of recording minutes 00:30:00
Reasons for Meeting 00:30:00
What is a decision? 00:15:00
Minute Taking tips 00:30:00
Telephone Etiquette
Aspects of Phone Etiquette 01:00:00
Using Proper Phone Language 01:00:00
Eliminate Phone Distractions 01:00:00
Inbound Calls 01:00:00
Outbound Calls 01:00:00
Handling Rude or Angry Callers 01:00:00
Handling Interoffice Calls 01:00:00
Methods of Training Employees 01:00:00
Correcting Poor Telephone Etiquette 01:00:00

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