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BARBRI Certificate in Legal English

Includes All U.S. Law for Non-U.S. Lawyers Courses

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BARBRI Certificate in Legal English allows you to learn Legal English affordably, at your own pace and on your own schedule.

By the end of the full BARBRI Certificate in Legal English package you will have developed skills to:

  • Understand, at a high level, U.S. and U.K. legal systems
  • Effectively use international legal systems by learning the essentials of international arbitration as an international lawyer advising your clients on cross-border disputes
  • Analyze contracts, legal communications and other legal documents
  • Understand case law fundamentals and essential legal terminology in common law jurisdictions
  • Draft clear and effective legal letters, contracts and court documents in English
  • Draft clear and effective contract clauses
  • Draft memorandums for senior partners or opposing counsel
  • Understand and apply ethical rules of the day-to-day practice of law in the U.S. and U.K.

The BARBRI Certificate in Legal English is well suited for non-native English-speaking professionals in the legal services industry including, lawyers, law students, paralegals, legal assistants, law clerks, and other legal services personnel. However, all course materials are in English so candidates must have reasonable written and spoken English language skills.

Sale Price

$495 USD


Format

Online course material covering approximately 35-40 total learning hours.

Each unit progresses in difficulty and you must complete one unit to move on to the next.


Access

Access to all materials for 3-months after purchase.


Certificate

You will receive a certificate of completion when you have finished all 5 units of the course.


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The BARBRI Method

The BARBRI method employs a simple yet very effective framework to assist your core written and verbal Legal English skill development: Tell, Show, Do.

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This means that you will experience an interactive, synchronized program that first explains terminology and Legal English language, then demonstrates how Legal English is used so that you will communicate accurately and effectively in writing and orally and, lastly, allows you to actually practice these skills throughout the course.

Certificate in Legal English Online Course Outline

Unit 1

Law and Legal Culture in English Speaking Countries

  • Speaking with Lawyers in English
  • Cultural Depictions of Lawyers

Unit 2

Dispute Resolution in common law jurisdictions

  • Understanding, at a high level, U.S. and U..K. legal systems including the jury system, judge-made law and precedent, key legal personnel, and legal culture
  • Learning key procedural rules for litigating in common law legal systems
  • Discovering how to effectively use international legal systems
  • Learning the essentials of international arbitration as an international lawyer advising your clients on cross-border disputes

Unit 3

Contracts and Legal Document Analysis In common law jurisdictions

  • Analyzing contracts, legal communications and other legal documents
  • Learning case law fundamentals designed for lawyers not trained in a common law jurisdiction
  • Learning essential legal terminology used in common law jurisdictions
Unit 4

Drafting Common Law Legal Documents

  • Drafting clear and effective legal letters, contracts and court documents in English
  • Drafting clear and effective contract clauses
  • Drafting memorandums for senior partners or opposing counsel

Unit 5

Professionalism and Ethics in U.S. and U.K. legal practice

  • Learning ethical rules of the day-to-day practice of law in the U.S. and U.K.
  • Professionalism and lawyering skills applied to client communication

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Increase Your Understanding of Ethical Considerations in International Legal Practice

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