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Legal Training for Professional Consultants
Each industry develops its own unique legal strategies and professional lexicon to grow and navigate the constantly evolving world of law. UCSC Silicon Valley Extension has partnered with the Center for Legal Studies to provide you the latest legal information in key Silicon Valley industries: engineering, nursing, healthcare, law office technology, and victim advocacy.
Intellectual Property Law for Engineers
Engineers in the Intellectual Property Law for Engineers program will learn more about the patent process to protect their inventions and build strong copyright protections.
Medical Professional Legal Consultant Certificate Course
In the Medical Professional Legal Consultant Certificate Course, medical professionals interested in the field of forensic testimony and medical-legal issues will gain the fundamentals they need to advise law firms, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses.
Software Essentials for the Law Professional
Technology Legal professionals will learn more about the technology available to run an efficient practice and courtroom litigation in Software Essentials for the Law Office.
Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course
Nurses (PAs and RNs) in the seven-week Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course will build on their medical expertise to serve as legal expert consultants and advise law firms, health care providers, insurance companies, and governmental agencies regarding medically related issues and to appear in court as expert witnesses.
Becoming a Legal Nurse Consultant
The high earning potential and growing job market paint a rosy outlook for the trained legal nurse consultant. In this informational webinar you'll learn about what it means to turn your nursing career into a legal consultant career and the steps you need to take to get there. Learn about career trends, The Center for Legal Studies program and university partners.
Victim Advocacy Certificate Course
You will learn the legal terminology and process, victims rights, ethics, victim advocacy, and crisis intervention skills you need to make a difference in the lives of crime victims inVictim Advocacy Certificate Course.
Becoming a Victim Advocate
U.S. state courts see more than 100 million cases of victimization each year. Crime has a devastating impact on those involved. In this webinar you'll get a sense of what it is to be a victim advocate. You’ll learn about trends in the industry, the support that is available to you as a student in the The Center for Legal Studies program, and opportunities for graduates. Learn about this rewarding career today.
Cost: Varies per program—$729–$975.
Required Credits: 4.5 CEUs
Duration: 7-week, self-paced program.
|1. Legal Studies Courses|
|Intellectual Property Law for Engineers||4.5 CEU's|
|Legal Nurse Consultant Training Course||4.2 CEU's|
|Medical Professional Legal Consultant||4.5 CEU's|
|Software Essentials for the Law Office||5.0 CEU's|
|Victim Advocacy Certificate Course||4.5 CEU's|