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Paralegal Studies Certificate Program

Continuing and Professional Studies

Paralegal Studies Certificate Program

Paralegal Studies Certificate Program

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"Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is expected to grow by 18 percent from 2010-2020"
(Department of Labor Statistics)

What can you expect from the CPS Paralegal Studies Certificate Program:

  • Intensive curriculum that can be completed in five months
  • Offered by an university renowned for educational excellence
  • Students are provided with access to and training in the larger online research providers: Westlaw and LexisNexis
  • Curriculum designed to provide students with 'real world' assignments applicable to the paralegal profession
  • Study support is provided, which includes lecture notes, mock exams, templates and forms, on-line citations assistance, on-line course rules, textbook summary and quizzes, chat rooms for instructor and students, and practice exercise questions
  • Development of critical research skill through online research systems

NOTE: Must take both sections to receive certificate

Section I

Section II

About the Instructor:

Professor Michael J. Pocchia, Esq. is a practicing attorney with over 20 years legal experience in both civil and criminal law. He is admitted to practice law in both New York and New Jersey as well as before the United States Supreme Court. He has been teaching students how to be successful and competent paralegals for over 12 years. He has taught legal studies at the John Jay Col-lege of Criminal Justice, Borough of Manhattan Community College, The New York Paralegal School and Pace University.




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160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

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