We are currently in the process of reformatting our Certificate programs. During this process, we are unfortunately unable to accept new applications.
However, students who are already enrolled in a Certificate program will be able to continue but must complete the Certificate requirements by the end of August 2023 [Next Year].
Legal Assistant Studies

Whether you are already a legal assistant or paralegal or seeking employment as one, this certificate program will train you to effectively perform the duties those positions require in an international setting. The coursework covers basic legal terminology, specific substantive areas of law, effective research techniques, client interview and investigation methods, legal writing, document preparation and filing, and information management.

In addition, there are classes in business law, legal translation, and legal issues related to HR management.


10 CEUs (Two core course and three electives from below)

Core Courses

 Introduction To American Law (IAL101) 

 Introduction To Japanese Law (IJL101) 

 Introduction To Paralegal Studies (IPS101) 

Elective Courses

 Basic Primer On Contracts (BPC101) 

 Business Law (IBL101) 

 Intellectual Property (INP101) 

 Japanese Labor/Employment Law (JLL101) 

 Legal English (LLE101) 

 Legal Writing (LLW101) 

 Legal Translation Skills (LTS101) 

Special Note on Electives: