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Notary Public Seminar - October 25th

Posted by Center for Advanced Legal Studies [CALS]

Oct 14, 2019 2:30:00 PM

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Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 9 AM to 1 PM
Location: 800 W Sam Houston Parkway S, Ste 100
Houston, TX 77042
Cost: Varies from $84-$165 depending on package
Registration: Eventbrite Registration Page


Want to enhance your resume?  Many employers expect their paralegals to be notaries and trust they know what they are doing!  Do you know the various roles and responsibilities of a Notary Public?

This seminar, which is open to students, alumni, and the general public, covers everything you need to become and serve with confidence as a Notary Public for the state of Texas. 

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Topics: seminars and CLE, paralegal skills

Notary Public Seminar - April 26th

Posted by Center for Advanced Legal Studies [CALS]

Apr 9, 2019 12:00:00 PM

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Date: Friday, April 26, 2019
Time: 1 to 4 PM
Location: 800 W Sam Houston Parkway S, Ste 100
Houston, TX 77042
Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Notary4-26-19 


Want to enhance your resume?  Most employers expect their paralegals to be notaries and trust they know what they are doing!  Do you know the various roles and responsibilities of a Notary Public?

This seminar, which is open to students, alumni, and the general public, covers everything you need to become and serve as a Notary Public for the state of Texas. 

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Topics: seminars and CLE, paralegal skills

School Closure due to Hurricane Harvey

Posted by Center for Advanced Legal Studies [CALS]

Aug 27, 2017 9:10:00 PM

Due to Hurricane Harvey, Center for Advanced Legal Studies has cancelled all classes scheduled for the week of August 28th. Live classes will resume September 5th.

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Guide: How to become a paralegal

Posted by Center for Advanced Legal Studies [CALS]

Jun 6, 2017 2:15:00 PM


According to the National Federation of Paralegal Associations, 85% of paralegals have formal paralegal training. For future paralegals, this statistic is critically important. Your likelihood of career success—from receiving an invitation to interview for a position, to earning a competitive salary—increases if you pursue an appropriate paralegal education.How to become a paralegal.png

However, with multiple training options available, and roughly 600 paralegal programs in the United States alone, determining the meaning of “appropriate” can be difficult. To assist you, the below is an introductory guide to how to become a paralegal.

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Topics: credentials, career, education and training

Paralegals Making a Difference: 6 Ways A Paralegal Career Can Impact the World

Posted by Center for Advanced Legal Studies [CALS]

May 23, 2017 11:00:00 AM

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -Margaret Mead

Business_Team_AdobeStock_52072109.pngOne measure of success is the ability to do meaningful work with a lasting impact. A paralegal career gives countless opportunities to make a difference in the lives of many people. The role of the paralegal in the legal field often directly intersects with individual lives, local communities, and even the future direction of the law.

When we think of paralegals who changed the world, most people are familiar with the work of Erin Brockovich in spearing the effort to help those affected by contaminated water, or the whistleblowing activities of Merrell Williams in bringing down the deceptive practices of the Tobacco industry. Yet, the day to day work of countless, unsung heroes is a common theme in the paralegal profession.

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Topics: career, paralegal skills, featured

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