George Mason University in collaboration with The Center for Legal Studies offers Legal Investigation Certificate Online.
This course is designed to teach legal investigation to those interested in pursuing a new career and those presently working in the legal field. At the end of the course, students will be qualified to assist attorneys, paralegals, insurance companies, and private businesses, as well as state and federal government agencies, in the process of civil and criminal investigation.
Students will also be taught how to create a freelance investigation business. Included subject areas are: arson investigation, product liability investigation, personal injury and traffic accident forensics, employment accidents, investigation of financial and equity matters, professional malpractice and negligence, skip-tracing, and the role of a legal investigator in preparing for civil and criminal litigation.
Textbooks are not included in the course registration fee.
Required textbook for this course:
Federal Civil Rules Booklet, LegalPub.com, Inc. Textbooks are not included in the course registration fee. To order textbook call CLS at 1-800-522-7737.
Highly Recommended Legal Resources
Oran’s Dictionary of Law, 4th Edition