FUNDAMENTALS OF BMCC'S OPTION
This 17 week, 276-hour intense program provides a well-rounded course in Paralegal Studies for those seeking entry-level positions as well as those with experience. The program is designed to provide a broad overview of substantive and procedural law as it prepares students to manage practical skills necessary for today’s paralegal.
TOPICS OF STUDY
Contracts, Torts, Criminal, NY Civil Practice, Real Property, Corporation, Legal Research & Writing (Westlaw/LEXIS/NEXIS); Corporation, Immigration Obtaining evidence through the discovery process, tracking & entering billable time.
- Incorporating job search planning and preparation training.
Meets: Tue & Thurs 6pm – 9pm and Saturdays 9am-5pm
Cost: $2800/34 Sessions
Applicants must meet the minimum requirement to apply for the program.
- High School Diploma/GED or higher - 0-1 year work experience
- Must pass TABE (Reading) Test - Must be at least 18 years old
- Basic knowledge of Computers
FUNDING YOUR COURSE
- Scholarship Funds
- Payment Plans
- Discounts for BMCC Alumni
OUR TALENTED FACULTY
BMCC’s quality training: Subject Matter Experts who “do the work” by day, and “teach it” by night
Our Paralegal faculty include: Full-time practicing Attorneys & a Judge
They are passionate educators committed to nurturing our success and ushering in the legal professionals of tomorrow.
WHY BMCC'S CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Our Paralegal program is of unsurpassed quality. Attorneys know certificate program students are trained in one thing: Paralegal skills!! After all, that’s what the attorney wants, a well trained paralegal. If you want to succeed in the paralegal profession, join BMCC’s Paralegal Studies (Certificate) Program in our Continuing Education Department.
BMCC is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA); &
New York City Paralegal Association. Ask Us Today!!!