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Paralegal Certificate Program

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ABOUT THE CLASS

Make the most of your professional opportunities with Pace University’s Paralegal Certificate Program! This nationally acclaimed program was designed by paralegals for paralegals with input from judges and attorneys across the country. This hands-on program distinguishes itself by its focus on real world skill sets most in demand by law firms and legal divisions. It is designed with the working student in mind and provides the education you need to begin a successful paralegal career or advance an existing career in the legal field.

Pace University’s Paralegal Certificate Program is a comprehensive curriculum.  The skill-based format of Pace University’s Paralegal Certificate Program provides students with practical training in preparation for the workplace.

“Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 17 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.” – Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014, U.S. Department of Labor

Program Topics

  • Legal process
  • Court structure
  • Interviewing and investigation
  • Document preparation
  • Correspondence
  • Writing and analysis
  • Research skills
  • Use of LexisNexis and Westlaw
  • Substantive topics of laws, torts, contracts, civil procedures, family law

Meet the instructors

Michael J.

Michael is a professor of legal studies at Pace University. He is a practicing attorney with over 19 years of legal experience and is currently employed by the NYC HRA Office of Child Support Enforcement as the… Full Bio

Hon. William J.

Hon. Giacomo is currently a Justice in the New York State Supreme Court.  He was a founding partner of Giacomo, Gallo, Feinstein & Naishtut, LLP specializing in general litigation, negligence law, criminal law, commercial, corporate and bankruptcy… Full Bio

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