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Upcoming Paralegal Institute Open House

Duquesne University Paralegal Institute is proud to announce that it has been recommended for reapproval by the ABA School Approval Commission of the Standing Committee on Paralegals. This is the fifth time the Paralegal Institute has received approval for its program. The Institute has been ABA approved continuously since 1989 and has graduated more than 1800 paralegals since its establishment in 1984.

The Paralegal Institute is holding an informational open house on the first floor of Libermann Hall on Saturday, May 3, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. followed by a walking tour of campus. Those who are interested may register by going to www.duq.edu/paralegal or by calling 412-396-1643.

CLE SCHEDULE APRIL 2014

THE LIBRARY IS AN APPROVED PROVIDER OF CLE COURSES BY the SUPREME COURT CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION BOARD

All classes are held in the Allegheny County Law Library in the City-County Building (9th floor). Please see class schedule details below.

Registration

Walk-ins allowed if space is available.

3 Credit Sessions

  • $50 for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards
  • $60 for non-library card holders

1 Credit Sessions

  • $25 for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards
  • $35 for non-library card holders

Please make checks payable to: Duquesne University Law School

To Register: Please call Marlene Vatter (vatter@duq.edu) at 412.396.6188.

Classes Held At:
Allegheny County Law Library
City-County Building (9th Floor)
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


 
Tuesday,
April 22, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Internet Administrative Law Research (Mr. Rao)

Discusses official and non-official websites that provide Information related to Federal and State agencies, rule- making and rule tracking. Sites that provide United States Code and state codes will be identified. Also will discuss the sites containing presidential documents and state governor's documents such as Executive Orders etc.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
April 23, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Internet Secondary Sources Research (Mr. Rao)

Discusses websites dealing with secondary sources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, law review articles, legal news, directories, forms, practitioner aids using sites such as lawreviews.org, HeinOnline, Nolo, Lexis Communities, USLegal Forms, Martindale Hubbell, etc.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Monday,
April 28, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

English Law Books from the 16th to 18th Century (Dr. Fishman)

Discusses English law books that would be used in the 16th to 18th centuries England and its colonies and showing off the original editions from the library's rare book collection.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
April 30, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics (Dr. Fishman)

Reviews both ABA and PA legal ethics resources as well as secondary sources and online resources at the ABA, Office of Government Ethics, and PA Ethics Commission.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Questions?: Contact Dr. Joel Fishman for further information, 412.350.5353; or e-mail fishman@duq.edu.

Sciullo CLE Series - Spring 2014

The School of Law courses in the Dean John J. Sciullo CLE Series are offered Saturday mornings, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., in Room 203. Register online for the series or individual courses. Cost remains $300 for the series or $90 per course. Members of Duquesne Law Alumni Assoc. receive a $25 discount each fall and spring. Series or course payments can be made online at time of registration or at the door.

Sat., April 26
Advanced Legal Writing Student CLEs
Presented by students of Duquesne University School of Law Advanced Legal Writing Class
Instructed by Adjunct Professors April Milburn-Knizner and Sherri Adelkoff
Three Hours Substantive

All course descriptions are available online. Questions? Contact cle@duq.edu or call 412.396.6300. REGISTER today.

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