Paralegal Studies Courses

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   The 300-clock hour Paralegal Studies curriculum at FDU provides training in the                          
practical aspects of the law. It is a non-credit, certificate program designed  
to prepare you for a smooth transition from the classroom to the office - in
settings ranging from law firms, corporate legal departments, banks,
insurance companies and government agencies. Students take courses
in the following areas as well as one legal specialty course and several
Law Office Software Labs.  

Core Courses:PARA_Youngstudents HALF
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  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law (Includes exposure to Family Software-Divorce Financials, CIS)                                                                                               
  • Legal Research & Writing (Includes exposure to WestlawNext and Lexis/Nexis Academic)
  • Ethics
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Estates, Trusts & Wills
    Legal Specialty Course                                                                                                                                                        

Legal Specialty Courses:
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  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Contracts
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bankruptcy Law (Includes exposure to Best Case® Bankruptcy Software)
  • Elder Care Law
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Practice and Procedure (Includes exposure to Federal E-Filing-PACER)
  • Franchise Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord/Tenant Practice
  • NJ Land Use Practice
  • NY Practice/Procedure
  • Torts (Personal Injury)
  • Workers' Compensation