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Each year paralegals and students with special interests participate in elective courses from FAU’s Paralegal Program. These courses are not part of the core courses of the Paralegal Certificate Program and can be taken by anyone. Consider these courses if you want to sharpen your skills, develop new ones, or enhance your knowledge.

No application is required for elective classes. Just call 1.800.228.5845 to register.



LA-14 Immigration Law

Immigration Law begins with the topic of American citizenship and continues with the study of admissibility, inadmissibility, naturalization and removal. In addition to the complex constitutional laws, statutes and regulations involved in the various processes and steps, the course will cover the context of the broader historical and political forces that shaped the body of immigration law. You will get skills training in the interpretation of difficult statutes and regulations, a working knowledge of the many forms required by the DHS/USCIS for the working practitioner, and an understanding of how our immigration policies fit into the study of civil rights and liberties.

$285.00, 24 hrs., 2.4 CEUs

8 Tuesdays

Apr 12 – May 31
7 :10 – 10 :10 p.m.
Boca Raton campus
#LA – 14 0416

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8 Tuesdays

Oct 25 – Dec 13
7 :10 – 10 :10 p.m.
Boca Raton campus
#LA – 14 1016

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LA-23 Practical Office  Skills for Paralegals

This course introduces paralegal students to practical skills used in a law office including legal timekeeping and billing, docket control and litigation support.  Other specialized legal software is introduced as appropriate.  Students will have hands-on training with office procedure programs to complete complex operations and save time in the law office.  Students will demonstrate knowledge by completing legal assignments routinely performed in a law office or any organization involved with legal processes under the supervision of an attorney.

$155, 12 hrs.,  1.2 CEUs

4 Saturdays

Oct 29 – Nov 19
10:00 am – 1:00 p.m.
Boca Raton campus
#LA – 231016

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LA- 17 Bankruptcy Law

From Charles Ponzi to Bernard Madoff, with today’s headlines a working knowledge of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights laws is essential. In this course, we will explore the most common types of bankruptcy filings. We will analyze the roles of the various constituents in a bankruptcy case: the debtor, the creditors, and the trustee. We will also explore typical bankruptcy court litigation and the roles paralegals play in everyday bankruptcy practice.

$155, 12 hrs., 1.2 CEU’s

7 Tuesdays

Sept 20 – Oct 18
7:10 – 10:10 p.m.
Boca Raton campus

#LA – 17 0916

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