eLearning Professional Development (ePD) Program

CLCT offers educational events and opportunities for students, area schools, alumni, attorneys, paralegals, litigation support professionals, law enforcement, and courtroom technologists for career development and advancement. The CLCT team has extensive experience and knowledge surrounding legal education and wants to share this knowledge with the legal workforce.

The courses are taught in a customarily interactive way to allow participants to join sessions utilizing their preferred mode of communication, via desktop or laptop computer, iPad or smartphone, at a location of their choice.


Introduction to Law and the U.S. Legal System for Professionals

This blended e-learning professional development certificate course is designed for people who work in conjunction with lawyers, legislators, law firms and judges, and are interested in knowing more about American law and the U.S. legal system. It begins with a three day in-residence period at William & Mary Law School, followed by the on-line format of two (2) web-based classes per week for 14 weeks.


Evidence basics for Paralegals, Technologists and other Legal Professionals

The rules of evidence, although basic in structure, can be very complicated in application. As a legal professional, understanding these rules will improve the legal professional’s ability to work in the legal field. This course takes a more in-depth look into the:

  • concept behind the rules of evidence,
  • general categories of these rules and
  • assumption’s or consequences that result

It will develop the categories and types of information allowed in court, what is not allowed, and why. Professor Fred Lederer will conduct three (3) 90 minute sessions that delve into the:

  • relevancy
  • reliability
  • limitations in the rules of evidence.


For course outlines, dates and tuition, please contact clct@wm.edu or call 757-221-2494.


This content has been updated on May 22, 2019 at 4:19 pm.