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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

Career Services - It’s not just about the resume!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Mar 28, 2019 2:00:00 PM

paralegal job interviewIf you are not capitalizing on your college career services department, you should.

Bridging the gap between education and employment involves more than just firing off a killer cover letter and resume to every firm advertising a prospective job opening. Career counseling helps graduates develop career goals and job search strategies, summarize training and qualifications, perfect communication skills and prepare for interviews.

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Topics: graduates and alumni, career, featured

Become a Paralegal:  It’s a High Demand, Strong Growth, Market Stable Profession!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Mar 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM

become a paralegalAre you evaluating your current professional status?  In a period of transition? Facing a job setback? Seeking new opportunities?

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Topics: career, education and training, featured

Alumni Mixer 2.0 - Save the date!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Mar 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM

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Center for Advanced Legal Studies is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Alumni Mixer being held at Chuy's on Westheimer.

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Topics: graduates and alumni

Paralegals Must Have the Write Stuff!

Posted by Tami Riggs

Feb 25, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Paralegals must have the write stuff image AdobeStock_220689102The paralegal profession relies heavily on communication. Writing competency for those who enter the profession is essential. Paralegals gather information and prepare a wide range of documents required to support, verify and complete a variety of legal transactions. Everything they draft - every correspondence they send - must be specifically tailored in a comprehensive and informative way that leaves no room for misrepresentation.

Law firms place a high value on writing skills when hiring paralegals, so it is common practice for a writing test to be requested during the interview phase. A writing test will typically measure a candidate’s ability to:

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Topics: career, paralegal skills, education and training, featured

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