Certificate Requirements

Certificate Requirements

Students who enroll in the University of Wisconsin - Superior Paralegal Certificate Program must complete a total of 30 credits (18 required core credits and 12 elective credits).

Required Core Courses (18 credits total):

LSTU 115 - Law and Human Behavior (3)
LSTU 117 - Paralegalism and Ethics (3) (Prerequisite: LSTU 115)
LSTU 220 - Civil Procedure (3)
LSTU 305 - Methods of Legal Research & Writing (3)
LSTU 306 - Methods of Legal Writing & Argumentation (3) (Prerequisite: LSTU 305)
LSTU 485 - Internship Capstone Experience (3)

Electives (12 credits total):

3 Credits from Category 1 - Criminal Law

LSTU 210 - Criminal Procedure and Evidence (3)
LSTU 211 - Criminal Law (3)
LSTU 212 - Managing Criminal Investigations (3)

6 Credits from Category 2 - Substantive Law

LSTU 221 - Administrative Law (2)
LSTU 222 - Estate Planning and Probate (2)
LSTU 223 - Family Law (2)
LSTU 224 - Personal Injury and workers' Compensation (2)
LSTU 225 - Real Estate Law(2)
LSTU 227 - Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Law (2)
LSTU 228 - Contract Law (2)
LSTU 497 - Special Topics (2)

3 Credits from Category 3 - Skills Development

LSTU 261 - Contemporary Issues Law and Society (3)
LSTU 268 - Alternative Dispute Resolution (3)