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Sanford Community Adult Education



Business & Skills Training

Legal Secretary Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 22, 2022
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

This class is distinctly online.

 This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills.  Topics include: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures; billing and accounting; time management; records management; an overview of commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation and citation format. Books: $109

 

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Paralegal Certificate

$1,895

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 22, 2022
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

This class is distinctly online.

Paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country with an annual average salary of $44,480 (more if you freelance). Learn to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented, specific to those areas of law in which paralegals are in demand.  Books: $521

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Personal Injury for Paralegals

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 22, 2022
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

This class is distinctly online.

Learn many of the legal terms, causes of action, and remedies available to victims of personal injury accidents. Review the negligence theory upon which many personal injury claims are based. Discuss interviewing, investigating and other case building techniques vital to a personal injury.  Books: $240

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Software Essentials for the Law Office

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 22, 2022
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

This dynamic course is designed for legal professionals interested in improving their skills and knowledge of commonly used computer technology and programs within the law office. Course topics include: computer operating systems and peripheral devices; time tracking and billing software; database, case management and docket control software; litigation support software; electronic discovery, and trial presentation and graphics software.

Hands on exercises will prepare students to work with popular programs such as MS PowerPoint, Clio, and LexisNexis CaseMap & TimeMap, as well as understand the common functions and purposes of similar programs.

Common billing procedures and payment agreements, accurate time tracking, proper calendar and docketing procedures as well as the processes involved in electronic discovery will be addressed through a variety of exercises. In addition, students will be presented with real-life scenarios and asked to identify and examine ethical issues raised by the use of technology in a legal practice.

Successful graduates of this course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from the college or university of their choice.

Victim Advocacy Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 22, 2022
1 additional session on Oct 17, 2022

Become a victim advocate for domestic violence shelters, crisis centers and hotlines, and to assist crime victims in the criminal justice system. Learn legal terminology, legal process, victims’ rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects on the victim, victim advocacy skills, guardianships and crisis intervention. We’ll also cover counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.  Books: $60

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Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers

$195

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

This class is distinctly online.

Explore the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and get practical techniques to increase effectiveness.  Understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making.

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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Adobe Illustrator Essentials

$225

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

This is distinctly online.

Draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web. Set up a print document and use various tools to draw, type and color all kinds of shapes and illustrations. Manage layers and artboards, and create print-ready PDF documents. 

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/Index.cfm/Sanford

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Business Writing

$195

with U Got Class LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

This class is distinctly online.

Take away the key practices you need to develop and hone your business writing communication effectively and successfully. Get the best practices for crafting effective, professional business documents. Find out how to avoid grammatical pitfalls. And acquire business writing principles that will be good for years to come.  

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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