Online CP Skills Exam Prep Course

Certified Paralegal Skills Exam Prep Course

The Skills Exam measures writing proficiency through the use of an assignment that must be completed within two hours. The Skills Exam is offered during four test windows in February, April, July, and October.

The Certified Paralegal examination is nationally recognized and is acknowledged by the legal community as a sign of professionalism and competence. FAU offers online prep courses for both sections of the exam.

Registration for this Review Course does not automatically register you to take the Skills Exam.  It is the obligation of the candidates to ensure they meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the exam and comply with all application deadlines.

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Skills Exam Prep Course

This three-week intensive course is for students who have successfully completed the Knowledge Exam section of NALA’s Certified Paralegal examination and are preparing to take the Skills Exam. It would also be appropriate for paralegals who wish to brush up on their legal writing skills or prospective law students interested in understanding the basic structure and process of writing an interoffice memo. The course includes:

  • Videos on the format and structure of the interoffice memo, legal writing strategies in general, and common grammar and punctuation errors to avoid
  • Two writing assignments for submission during the first and last weeks of the course
  • Personalized, detailed feedback on each completed assignment from an experienced faculty member
  • Interactions with faculty by appointment

Admission Requirements:

This program is open to all, but it is intended for candidates preparing for the Skills portion of NALA’s Certified Paralegal Exam.


June 16 – July 6, 2020


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September 8 – September 29, 2020


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