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Law Courses

In San Diego there is a great demand for individuals with critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are trained to work in a legal environment. Whether it is intellectual property, business law, or paralegal training, UCSD Extension has the education you need to make your mark in the legal community.

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Intellectual Property
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Courses available online this Fall!
Explore the principles of intellectual property and its importance in safeguarding innovation and creativity. Complete the certificate in just two quarters.
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Litigation Support 101
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Starts August 5th
This class will focus on the role of Litigation Support and provide an introduction to the various hardware and software used in today's law office environment.
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Electronic Discovery & ESI
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Get on board or get left behind! Some of the biggest changes in a century of law practice are taking place in Electronically Stored Information (ESI). In this six week class, learn State and Federal rules governing ESI and best practices in electronic discovery techniques.
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Upcoming Information Sessions
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Join Julia Dunlap, Director of Legal Education at UCSD Extension, at a free info session to learn more about the paralegal and intellectual property certificates, and how you can develop your career in these fields.
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Free Career Clinics
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July 21 - 24, 2014
Take the next step in your career. Join expert career strategist, Camille Primm, at a free clinic to help you gauge your career development and set tangible goals. Choose from four clinics: recent grad, mid-career, in-transition or "encore."
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Paralegal Career Services
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Students and alumni of the paralegal program have access to job assistance through the Paralegal Career Services Manager. Benefits include individual counseling sessions and regular job announcements.
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Areas of Study

Master's Degree

The Health Policy and Law Master's Degree is a unique program of study that equips both legal and medical/health professionals with the essential knowledge and skills to improve practice where healthcare and law overlap.