Corporate Practice Certificate in Paralegal Studies

Overview

In addition to core paralegal competencies, students in the Corporate Practice Certificate in Paralegal Studies program will focus on areas of law that are important in the transaction of business—contracts, commercial transactions, due diligence, regulatory compliance, business entities, e-discovery, litigation, and securities regulation.

Applicants to this program must have a bachelor’s degree, or have completed 90 credit hours toward the BA in Management or the BA in Applied Studies in Loyola’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Location

The program consists of 11 eight-week courses and most classes meet at Loyola's Water Tower Campus on weekday evenings.

As a graduate of this program, you will:

  • Develop an understanding of the law, the legal and paralegal professions, and the legal process, including the use of technology, appropriate to their expected role in the legal community.
  • Acquire practical and technical skills as well as a basic knowledge of legal theory, and specialized competency in specific areas of corporate law.
  • Demonstrate competence in legal research and writing, problem analysis, and critical thinking.
  • Display an awareness of ethical, moral, and social issues that contain legal implications, as well as knowledge of the standards of conduct expected of the legal community.

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