Jun 072012
 

Paralegal schools are beneficial!

Who should be interested in applying to paralegal schools? 

Paralegal schools meet a specific need for a small and select group of people, correct?   Well, that statement is partially correct.   Yes, paralegal schools meet a specific need.   They teach specific skills…the paralegal skill set, which is a law-related skill set.  Think about the skills that you use, in your job, and see if any match up with the skills used by a paralegal.  The “select” group of people just might be broader than you expect.  Check out this list of some of the main paralegal skills: 

Paralegal Skills

  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Listening
  • Research and Analysis
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Technical 

Do any of these skills apply to your job?  We thought so.  Law-related paralegal skills can be applied to almost any career areas and almost any organization.  Where do you work?  Is your organization represented in the employer groups below?  Trust us!  Formal paralegal training will add a law-related emphasis and skill set to your already amazing experience and skills that will set you apart from other employees.  Now, back to a list of potential hirers of paralegals…in addition to the law firm mainstay:  

  • City, County, State Federal Government
  • Corporations or non-profit organizations
  • Colleges and Universities/local school districts
  • Human Resource/Personnel offices
  • Insurance companies/Banks/Financial institutions
  • IT
  • Real Estate offices
  • Retail store headquarters
  • Sports organizations 

How paralegal schools benefit you!

The pure paralegal focus of paralegal schools allows them to present relevant curriculum content to students, such as Criminal Law; Estates and Trusts; Business Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution, etc.  The skill-specific programs often take less time than traditional schools; so, the paralegal programs can be completed in a timely fashion.  Also, paralegal training can be used in many career areas.  The Paralegal Certificate will look very good on your resume! 

Add online paralegal schools to the mix and you have perfection!

AIPS 100% Online Paralegal Certificate Program is a wonderful example of how to add convenience to the already amazing paralegal school concept.  Now, you can maintain your life’s busy schedule and still add paralegal education to your list.  AIPS classes begin, monthly, so choose the month you want to begin classesPlus, attend class at the time of day that works best for you!  Click here to learn more about the AIPS online paralegal school.

Apply, todayYou are the reason we do what we do! 

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  •  June 7, 2012
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