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AACC’s Legal Studies Institute offers Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for attorneys, mediators, paralegals and other legal professionals. Receive high quality, reasonably priced instruction through both traditional and non-traditional formats.

CLEs are currently not mandatory, but our seminars have been approved for CLE credit from the National Federation of Paralegal Associations and we routinely offer courses in ethics training to meet the requirements of the Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence and Title 17 of the Maryland Rules.

We are always looking for more ideas. If you have any suggestions for additional courses topics, please contact us at edgable@aacc.edu. For more information about Legal Studies Institute programs, courses and events, call 410-777-7323 or visit www.aacc.edu/legalstudies.

For Attorneys and Other Legal Professionals

The Legal Studies Institute services the continuing education needs of attorneys, mediators, paralegals, and other legal professionals as well as the needs of social workers and professionals in real estate and business. In partnership with several local bar associations, the following CLEs are offered to attorneys and other legal professionals in Anne Arundel County and throughout the state. 

For Mediators

The Legal Studies Institute is dedicated to enhancing the practice and public understanding of mediation and conflict resolution. We offer courses to enhance your professional skills and practice. Mediation is both an art and a science and good mediators are highly trained, experienced and skilled. 

LEG-505 Mediation and Conflict Resolution Training
Review conflict resolution and the skills required to be a Maryland mediator. Practice interviewing, negotiation techniques, communication and problem solving skills. Study mediation theory, conduct, ethics, rules and statutes governing mediation in the Circuit Courts of Maryland. 40 hrs.

Cost
$850.00 ($660.00 if an out-of-county resident)

Date and time to be announced.

*Satisfies Maryland Rules, Title 17 requirement of 40-hour mediation training for designation as a Mediator by the Maryland Circuit Courts.

For Paralegals

The Legal Studies Institute is committed to offering quality continuing legal education courses for paralegals and other legal professionals that enhance legal knowledge, skills, and abilities. The Legal Studies Institute is dedicated to the promotion of the paralegal profession because being a paralegal is not just a job, it's a career.

Law and Technology: E-Discovery 
Learn and explore the basic steps in the e-discovery reference model; identification, preservation, collection, processing, review, production and presentation of electronic information. Examine technology tools and applications, project management, budgeting, ethics, and International discovery. 

Date, time and cost to be announced.