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

ONLINE LEARNING
Registration and Payment of Tuition


Early Registration Deadlines:
Friday, May 28, 2021, for July 2021 Cohort, ( Discount Automatic*)
Friday, July 23, 2021, for September 2021 Cohort ( Discount Automatic*)

Regular Registration Deadline:
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 for July 2021 Cohort
Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 for September 2021 Cohort

Face to Face Learning (only available in Kingston)

Early Registration Face to Face Deadlines:
Friday, May 28, 2021, for July 2021 Cohort, ( Discount Automatic*)
Friday, July 23, 2021, for September 2021 Cohort ( Discount Automatic*)

Regular Face to Face Registration Deadline:
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 for July 2021 Cohort
Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 for September 2021 Cohort

Students are asked to provide one (1) passport size photo to complete the registration process.


Class starts dates:

   Online & Face to Face (July 2021 Cohort): July 24th or 25th 2021

  Online & Face to Face (September 2021 Cohort): September 25th or 26th 2021

Course Fees:

USD 715.00

   JMD 85,000.00 (Online) -Kingston
JMD 90,000.00 (Online) -Montego Bay
JMD 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 canceled.

Contact: (876) 498-6496 for information



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