Blackstone Career Institute (BCI) offers a Legal Assistant/Paralegal Career Training Program and several Advanced Paralegal Courses on important legal topics. Our paralegal training can help legal secretaries or legal assistants who lack formal education on the law step into positions of greater responsibility and depth. Experts in the field of paralegal studies have prepared our course materials, which have been time-tested and proven to give students the knowledge necessary to succeed in their studies and their jobs. Our career training program provides the required clock hours needed to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant/Certified Paralegal (CLA/CP) examination given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).
BCI’s Advanced Paralegal Courses qualify as continuing legal education credit for Certified Legal Assistants (CLAs) and are approved by NALS…the association for legal professionals, as continuing legal education. Courses are written by distance education experts and reviewed by top legal industry professionals. Our courses cover eight different legal topics and follow our proven independent study method. Business Law and Real Estate Law are among the many Advanced Paralegal Courses that are designed to offer employees the knowledge, skills and practices they need to add value and depth to their responsibilities.
For legal secretaries or legal assistants who want to learn more about performing an initial case analysis, researching various legal topics, drafting legal documents, and using public records and news sources to compile information, we are pleased to offer our
Foundations of Legal Research Using LexisNexis® course. Students will become proficient in using
LexisNexis®—the leading online legal, news, and business information service for paralegals and lawyers—to get fast and accurate information. This course will benefit all employees seeking to learn more about computer-assisted legal research (CALR) using LexisNexis®, and the training is adaptable to the skill level and need of each student.