FAU to Offer Legal Assistant Certificate Program
Florida Atlantic University’s department
of continuing education and professional
studies’ legal studies program will offer a
legal assistant certificate program orientation
and information session.
WHEN: Monday, January 4, 2010 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: College of Education
777 Glades Road
FAU Boca Raton campus
COST: Free and open to the public.
Florida Atlantic University’s legal assistant certificate program orientation and information session will offer potential students an opportunity to learn about becoming a legal assistant or paralegal, or a person qualified by education, training or work experience that can assist lawyers officially with their legal work.
The program consists of 375 contact hours of legal education and is comprised of 12 courses, allowing students to become experts in such topics as the role of law in American society, legal processes, as well as document preparation in specialized types and fields of law, research and legal writing.
About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts ten colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.