Online CP Knowledge Exam Prep Course

Certified Paralegal Knowledge Exam Prep Course

The Certified Paralegal examination offered by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) consists of two sections: The Knowledge Exam and The Skills Exam.

The Knowledge Exam utilizes objective questions to test substantive knowledge of the law and is offered year-round on demand. Successful completion of The Knowledge Exam is required to take the Skills Exam.

The Skills Exam measures writing proficiency through the use of an assignment that must be completed within two hours. The Skills Exam is offered during four test windows in February, April, July, and October.

The Certified Paralegal examination is nationally recognized and is acknowledged by the legal community as a sign of professionalism and competence. FAU offers online prep courses for both sections of the exam.

Registration for this Review Course does not automatically register you to take the Knowledge Exam. It is the obligation of the candidates to ensure they meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the exam and comply with all application deadlines.

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Knowledge Exam Prep Course

This seven-week intensive course is geared toward candidates studying for the first part of NALA’s Certified Paralegal examination. General test-taking tips and an overview of each substantive law topic tested are emphasized. The course is web-based and access is granted to all materials for completion at the student’s pace during the seven-week course window. Videos, Power Points, practice quizzes, and interactions with faculty by appointment are provided.

Topics covered during the course include:

  • Professional and Ethical Responsibility
  • United States Legal System
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate / Commercial Law
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Real Estate and Property
  • Criminal Law and Property
  • Torts
  • Additional Topics of Relevance
    • Legal Terminology
    • Human Relations & Interviewing
    • Citations and Basic Research Concepts

Admission Requirements:

This program is open to all, but it is intended for candidates preparing for the Knowledge portion of NALA’s Certified Paralegal Exam.


June 24 – August 29, 2019


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