Become one of the more than 250,000 paralegals in the United States.
Paralegals are involved in sophisticated legal work in traditional law
office settings and in the corporate, government, and public arenas.
Obtaining a quality education is the best way to prepare for the
paralegal profession. This self-paced, Web-based program will get you
ready for an entry-level paralegal position, and it'll prepare you to
take the certification exam. You'll be paired with an instructor for
one-on-one assistance, and you'll also receive free access to NALA
Campus and Westlaw!
Through a special arrangement between ed2go and National Association of
Legal Assistants (NALA) Campus, your tuition includes free access to
the preparatory exam courses offered at NALA Campus. Regardless of
whether or not you're eligible for certification or plan to take the
exam, the NALA Campus preparatory courses are a value-added addition to
your paralegal education.
ed2go also provides all paralegal students with free access to Westlaw
to complete their assigned research projects. Westlaw is an online
legal research service that provides fast and easy access to an
extensive collection of legal resources, news, business, and public
records information. Access to the number-one rated online legal
resource, Westlaw, will benefit you tremendously as you perform your
legal research assignments during your paralegal education.
This training program will prepare you to take the NALA certification
exam. Students in California who have a Bachelor's degree will need one
year of experience working for an attorney before they can use the term
"paralegal." California students with a bachelor's degree can use this
training program to gain employment working under the supervision of an
attorney to meet the requirements of California Business and
Professional Code §6450. To view the code, click here. Students without
a Bachelor's degree can use this training program to gain employment as
a legal secretary.
Upon registering, you're given twelve (12) months to
complete this program.