USA CERTIFIED POST BACCALALAUREATE CERTIFICATE IN PARALEGAL STUDIES

FIRST TIME IN INDIA

 

A Full Fledged USA certified Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies

 

A Pioneering Initiative of Script Legal Services India Pvt. Ltd. in the common wealth of India

 

The program has been developed by Professors of Law in the United States of America. We at Script Legal Services train and equip our students with the blend of skills and experience that employers want.

 

This non-credit, 8-course certificate program is designed to provide an understanding of the American Legal System as it relates to the law, the courts, clients, and lawyers. The curriculum encompasses both generalist and specialist courses. The program of study leads to a paralegal certificate and prepares graduates for career advancement in legal assisting, paralegal, and other law-related professions.

 

Course Description

 

Script Legal Services Covers the following 8 Courses in 9 Months:

 

1)      Research and Document Drafting

 

Advanced legal research and writing skills and techniques. Manual and computer assisted research tools will be used. Students will be required to argue and properly cite legal positions.

 

2)      Ethics for Legal Assistants

 

Introduction to ethical dilemmas faced by both legal assistants and attorneys. Ethical rules developed by the ABA will identify methods for researching answers to ethical dilemmas through examples and group participation.

 

3)      Business Organizations

 

Five Primary areas of interest: Corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, joint ventures and agency law. Students determine the organization or interest to best suit their clients’ needs and prepare the appropriate forms for each. Agency law and its impact on each of these organizations are also discussed.

 

4)      Negligence and Tort Litigation

 

Prepares the student to work with attorneys whose practice is based primarily on negligence and tort litigation. A basic review of the various torts and negligence is followed by procedures and rules for drafting and the courtroom. The Federal and State Rules of Civil Procedure will be covered at length.

 


 

5)      Globalization & the Rule of Law

 

A study of the interconnectedness of law and a global society. Examines the rule of law and its impact on economic, social, cultural, environmental, political, governmental, and legal aspects of globalization. Examination of international agreements, claims, and actions.

 

6)      Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions

 

Students will prepare documents and forms relating to commercial and residential real estate transactions including deeds; purchases and sales; leases; affidavits; condominium associations; title abstracts and insurance; and financing and funding principles.

 

7)      Family Law Issues

 

Study of the law of family relations, including the study of separation, divorce, domestic violence, child neglect, paternity, adoption, custody and court procedures applicable to each. Ethical considerations are also discussed.

 

8)      Law Office Management

 

Principles of organization and management, management style, communications process, utilization of legal assistants, management of office employees, office environment, office systems, office functions, financial management, records management and ethical considerations.

 

Campus of the course

 

The Paralegal Program will be conducted on the premises of Garden City College Bangalore. The Classrooms are well equipped with state of the art technology.

 

Award

 

At the end of the 9 months, a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies will be awarded by the Florida Gulf Coast University

 

Placement

 

Script Legal Services Extension guarantees 100% Job Placement with a salary of Rs.40000/-

 

Eligibility

 

Any bachelor degree in Arts, Science, Commerce, Legal assisting or a related legal/professional field

For more details contact 09791199504.

 

Vani 
on 03 June 2008
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