Paralegal Institute of Washington DC Announces Paralegal Certificate Courses

Washington DC-based Paralegal Institute offers dedicated coursework allowing students to earn recognized paralegal certification in four to six months. The classes are small and focused.

Paralegal Institute of Washington DC and Avon Alexander, President are pleased to announce the launch of their program for obtaining a paralegal certificate in just a few short weeks. The school is located in the nation's capital and is a licensed institute of higher learning. The school is committed to training paralegals and is particularly suited for those who want to pursue a career in the field of law. The courses are focused on time and in the subject matter.

The certification coursework is taught by seasoned lawyers and takes just 15 to 20 weeks to complete. The classes are small, with a maximum of a dozen students per session. For the convenience of students, sessions are held in either day or evening. For students who are prepared for an internship, PIW helps with placement. As part of the training process, PIW offers paralegal job assistance. Students will receive assistance on creating resumes and interview techniques.

The course content for the Washington DC training is broad-based. These classes include Introduction to the Law; Court Systems in the US; Criminal Law; Civil Rights; Employment Discrimination; Immigration; Ethics; Domestic Relations; Torts; Contracts; Legal Research; Legal Writing; Partnerships and Corporations; Real Property; Trusts and Estate and Interview and Job Skills.

According to Avon Alexander, President of PIW, “The paralegal courses at PIW are all taught by lawyers, which makes ours a unique paralegal school. Our professors have a wide range of expertise and are able to cover a large span of the legal industry. PIW instructors are at the top of their fields, and provide the training that makes PIW a sophisticated educational facility.”

In addition to the certification program, PIW offers a variety of workshops. Some upcoming workshops include Cite Checking Workshop; Legal Correspondence and Legal Memorandums. Information and enrollment forms for the certification program and the workshop programs are available on the PIW website.

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Contact Info:
Name: Avon Alexander, President
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Organization: Paralegal Institute of Washington DC
Address: 5101 Wisconsin Ave NW Ste. #302, Washington DC 20016
Phone: (202) 955-4562

Release ID: 351669