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NOTE: Courses are currently operating in an online format due to COVID-19. When safe to do so, courses will return to an in-person classroom setting per ABA program requirements.

Don't just study law, gain experience with the only ABA-approved program in the Inland Empire. Start with legal theory, and then apply your skills in a unique internship. Our instructors are experienced attorneys and paralegals who have undergone a rigorous approval process. Get the most up-to-date information to work in a variety of legal areas.

This program is endorsed by the American Bar Association (ABA).

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    Est. Tuition $6,500

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 15 months *

    *Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 31 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
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Required (24 Units )
 
WinterSpringSummerFall
Fundamentals of Law for the Legal ProfessionalIntroduction to law, including an overview of the American legal system, federal and California court systems, and administrative law.
4 Units
Legal Research and Writing IFundamentals of legal research and development of the essential writing skills needed to perform research under the direction of a licensed attorney.
4 Units
Legal Research and Writing IIA continuation of the legal research and writing skills developed in Legal Research and Writing I, with emphasis on utilizing those skills to research and analyze assigned legal issues and to present the product of such research and analysis in proper written form.
4 Units
Civil Litigation and ProceduresThis course provides students with an understanding of state and local rules, laws, procedures and ethical considerations involved in litigating civil lawsuits.
4 Units
Contract LawThis course examines the law relating to formation of contracts; the statute of frauds; third-party beneficiary contracts; assignment of rights and delegation of duties; liability for breach of contract, including the law of conditions and discharge; and the impact of the Uniform Commercial Code on traditional contract theory.
3 Units
Tort LawFundamentals of basic tort law.
3 Units
Ethics for the Legal ProfessionalThis course familiarizes participants with ethical rules and guidelines applicable to legal professionals, including the sources of ethical rules and model codes.
2 Units
All required courses need to be completed prior to enrolling in elective courses.
Elective (7 Units )
 
 
WinterSpringSummerFall
Criminal Law for ParalegalsAnalysis of fundamental concepts of criminal law and procedure from both the prosecution and defense perspective.
4 Units
Family LawThis course provides an overview of domestic relations law including the Family Law Code, and examines the laws relating to marriage, marriage dissolution and annulment, separation, and child custody and visitation.
3 Units
Immigration and Naturalization Law and ProcedureAn overview of immigration law in the United States, with an emphasis on the practical application of that law in a law firm or corporate environment.
2 Units
Paralegal InternshipGain a working knowledge of the paralegal's role through an internship position in a law firm, corporate in-house counsel's office, law-related public agency, or other legal setting.
3 Units
Probate Practices and ProceduresMethods of gathering facts, court requirements for probate and general office procedures for effective administration.
3 Units

Getting Started

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.

Oct19Fall 2021
Nov18Fall 2021
Jan04Winter 2022

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