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Writing News and Press Releases

$195

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 3, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 2, 2020

Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace. Getting the word out is an essential activity for every organization. Acquire the skills good journalists have and learn how to craft a news story, press release or publicity notice that will get attention.

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2020

Become a mediator.  Review the growth and applications of settlement options in the United States.  Learn both traditional and non-traditional dispute resolution options.  Mediation is geared for all professionals who are focused on "interest-based bargaining."  Take the mystery out of settlement processes, focus on reaching reasonable solutions for government, business and personal disputes, and divorce settlement mediation.  Books: $100

 

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Legal Investigation Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2020

Train to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies and private businesses in the process of civil and criminal investigation. Learn about: arson and product liability investigation, personal injury and traffic accident forensics, employment accidents, investigation of financial and equity matters, professional malpractice and negligence, skip-tracing, and preparing for civil and criminal litigation. Book fees payable to Center for Legal Studies. Book fees approximately $80.

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Legal Secretary Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2020

This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills.  Topics include: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures; billing and accounting; time management; records management; an overview of commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation and citation format. Books: $109

 

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Paralegal Certificate

$1,595

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2020

Paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country with an annual average salary of $44,480 (more if you freelance). Learn to interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, prepare legal documents, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice-oriented, specific to those areas of law in which paralegals are in demand.  Books: $511

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Personal Injury for Paralegals

$995

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2020

Learn many of the legal terms, causes of action, and remedies available to victims of personal injury accidents. Review the negligence theory upon which many personal injury claims are based. Discuss interviewing, investigating and other case building techniques vital to a personal injury.  Books: $235

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Victim Advocacy Certificate

$995

with Center for Legal Studies, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 24, 2020 , runs for 7 weeks
1 additional session on Oct 19, 2020

Become a victim advocate for domestic violence shelters, crisis centers and hotlines, and to assist crime victims in the criminal justice system. Learn legal terminology, legal process, victims’ rights, jurisdiction and venue, ethics, effects on the victim, victim advocacy skills, guardianships and crisis intervention. We’ll also cover counseling skills for victims of assault, battery, robbery, domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, murder and homicide.  Books: $60

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Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers

$195

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks

Explore the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and get practical techniques to increase effectiveness.  Understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making.

For full details, see:  https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford

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