UC Berkeley Extension offers courses and programs on a range of legal subjects. Whether you are a lawyer desiring knowledge of bioscience or environmental law, a new hiring manager who wants to know more about employment law and mediation techniques or someone who wishes to pursue a paralegal career, you can find courses to meet your needs.
Classes are regularly offered in San Francisco and online.
Learn how to prepare an effective E-Discovery plan, by examining issues such as cost control, effective records management and litigation preparedness. Learn more.
Study the foundational paralegal qualities most sought by attorneys and law firms, including legal terminology, court structure, legal ethics, evidence, investigation, interviewing analysis and other areas. Learn more.
Examine patent, copyright, trademark and trade-secret law in the high-tech commercial sector. Learn more.
Learn from relevant examples from the day-to-day practices of business lawyers and their paralegals. Learn more.
Understand how to form effective legal contracts, how contracts are performed and how to remedy for nonperformance or breach of contract. Learn more.
Paralegal Studies (EDP 312215)
UC Berkeley Extension's Certificate Program in Paralegal Studies offers a comprehensive, accelerated course of study that is designed by paralegals for paralegals and taught by practicing attorneys. The certificate is available in the classroom or in an online format that you can begin at any time. Learn more.
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