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James Madison University
800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Paralegal Certificate

The Paralegal Certificate Program is an online certificate program focusing on skill-based training. Our program is divided into six educational components including Introduction to Law, Torts & Personal Injury, Legal Research & Writing, Civil Litigation, Contract Law, and Family Law for a total of over 120 classroom hours. Each of the educational modules focuses on specific aspects of your legal education. Finally, we include several career development components into the program. These include: Resume Writing and Interview Techniques.

Class meets online Saturdays from 9:00am-11:00am & 1:00pm-3:00pm ET.

By proceeding with the online registration process, you are verifying that you meet the requirements for the program by possessing a four-year undergraduate degree or four years of related professional work experience.

For more information about the Paralegal Certificate program, please visit


Payment Information: We accept payment online by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 processing fee to pay by credit card. If you would like to pay by check, cashier's check or money order, you may click "bill" during the payment step and we will email you an invoice with instructions on how to remit payment within two business days. The option to be billed will close 21 days before the program start date. If you are a MyCAA or WIA participant, please contact our office prior to registering -

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to two weeks before the program start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given. Cancellations must be received by email at Participants may transfer to a future program (within one year of your original program), based on availability, with no penalty. We will accept participant substitutions with at least 2 business days notice.


Dates:May 4 - October 12, 2013
Meets:Sa from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, 24 sessions
Workshops:Workshop Listing

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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