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Legal Terminology   

Learn the fundamentals of legal terminology and its use as it applies to multiple areas of law.

This course takes a practical approach to legal terminology and is perfect for anyone considering law school. You will learn the use of legal terminology as it applies to the federal and state court systems, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Commercial Law, Torts and Personal Injury, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Legal Ethics, Corporations, Contracts, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Labor and Employment, Wills, Trusts, and Estates.

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

This course will examine the legal terminology used in Civil Litigation, Criminal, Administrative, Commercial, Personal Injury, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Ethics, Corporate, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Employment, and Estate Law.
  1. General legal terms that fall in multiple areas of law
  2. Contract legal terminology
  3. Litigation legal terminology
  4. Real Estate legal terminology
  5. Probate/Estate legal terminology
  6. Intellectual Property legal terminology
  7. Bankruptcy legal terminology

What you will learn

  • General legal terms that fall in multiple areas of law
  • Contract legal terminology
  • Litigation legal terminology
  • Real Estate legal terminology
  • Probate/Estate legal terminology
  • Intellectual Property legal terminology
  • Bankruptcy legal terminology

How you will benefit

  • This course will help prepare students for law school



Legal Terminology
Fee: $145.00
Dates: 1/1/2022 - 4/30/2022
Delivery Method: Online

This course is offered through our partners at ed2go.  These courses are fun, fast, convenient, easy to use, and led by an expert instructor.  Courses run for six weeks and you have 24/7 access to two lessons each week. Each lesson is accompanied by a short, multiple-choice quiz, and some lessons include hands-on assignments.

You will receive an e-mail with course access information upon completion of your enrollment.

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