Paralegal Certificate Programme

Students are introduced to Paralegal profession and basic Ethical Principles which control those working in the law. They are provided with a broad-based introduction to the field of Paralegalism.

Course Objectives:
Through the pursuit of this course, students will become familiar with sources of legal authority, legal analysis and writing, as well as, the specific functions and duties of the Paralegal within the law office. Upon completion, the successful student will have an understanding of the legal system, as well, as the proper role of the Paralegal within that system and in the law office.

Course Content:

  • Law & the Profession of Law
  • Conveyancing and Real Property Transactions
  • Legal Writing and Client Interview Techniques
  • Criminal Law & Procedure
  • Introductions to Family Law
  • Introduction to Use of Computers
  • Introduction to Administrative Law & Procedure
  • Introduction to Civil Law: Torts Personal Injury & Compensation
  • Introduction to Probate and Administration of Estates
  • Introduction to Contracts and Commercial Law

Registration and Payment of Tuition
Early Registration deadline: Friday, August  7th, 2020
Regular Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
Students are being asked to provide 1 passport size photo to complete the registration process.

Registration and Payment of Tuition
Registration Deadline:  Wednesday  August 26th, 2020

Class start dates:

                                                                                                              Online  (Kingston): September 19 & 20 2020    

   (Face-to-Face) Kingston: September 19 & 20 2019 

  (Online) Montego Bay: September 19 or 20 2020

                                                                                 (Online) Kingston & Montego Bay : January  2020 (Subject to Demand)          

Course Fees:

   $85,000.00 (Online) -Kingston
          $90,000.00 (Online) -Montego Bay
                $100,000.00 -Face-to-Face (Kingston)

PLEASE NOTE: (Cost includes a non-refundable administrative fee of JM$5,000)
Fees are non-refundable after the first day of class. There will be a full refund of Tuition Fees Only paid for classes that are cancelled.