Scranton, PA (PRWEB) August 31, 2013
Distance learning school Stratford Career Institute is now offering an updated Legal Assistant/Paralegal distance learning program.
Stratford has added a new module to the course that focuses specifically on the topic of legal writing. Beginning with the importance of grammar, punctuation, and citation, the curriculum then covers how to effectively write and understand a variety of legal correspondence and briefs.
In addition to the new module, the program also covers topics such as the role of the paralegal, civil litigation, criminal law, criminal procedure, research and more.
“This new module is an extremely important component to the daily work of many legal assistants,” said Dr. Claude Major, Director of Education for Stratford Career Institute.
“The ability to read and write effective legal correspondence can give someone the competitive edge when it comes to the job search,” he added.
Stratford Career Institute said their Legal Assistant/Paralegal course is designed to give students a fundamental overview of the profession as a means to help individuals qualify for entry level jobs in this career field.
All of Stratford’s courses, including their popular high school diploma program are completed through guided, independent study. Students complete lessons at home on their own time, and submit exams online, through the mail, or in combination. Instructors are available via e-mail and toll-free phone and students have access to an online student center.
Stratford also offers all-inclusive tuition, which means everything a student needs to complete a program of study and graduate is included in the tuition price. Stratford also offers affordable monthly payment plans.
Individuals interested in learning more about Stratford Career Institute’s distance learning Legal Assistant/Paralegal course can request a free career information packet by calling 1-800-254-4070 ext 9980 or by visiting the school’s website scitraining.com.
About Stratford Career Institute
Stratford Career Institute is a distance learning correspondence school that employs a distinct educational training method allowing students to complete their studies and earn their career diploma at home rather than spending hours in a classroom. Contemporary online tools combined with traditional correspondence education and ongoing instructor support allow students the flexibility to study when it is convenient for them. Stratford Career Institute offers more than 60 distance learning courses in a variety of contemporary career fields.