Penn Foster Career School’s online LexisNexis® Certificate can help you learn the skills to perform legal research important for working with lawyers, legal assistants, and more. Take the first steps toward improving your research skills, at home and on your schedule.
Who is it for?
Our online, self-paced LexisNexis Legal Research Certificate can help you gain new skills or refresh current knowledge in legal research. Lexis Advance by LexisNexis is a searchable archive with the world’s largest collection of public records, unpublished opinions, forms, legal news, and business information. Being able to effectively use the platform can be beneficial for lawyers, legal assistants, paralegals, law students, journalists, and academics.
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Start and Study When You Want
Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
You're guided by Certified Instructors, Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants, and Student Support Staff - all working to help you succeed.
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge to help you prepare to further your education in legal research.
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.
With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with your peers in your career area in our discussion boards.
A Customized Learning Experience
With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, informative videos, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
LexisNexis Legal Research Certificate Course Details
Our online legal research certificate focuses on learning to use the searchable archive, Lexis Advance by LexisNexis. You’ll complete courses that cover topics such as the basics of legal research, using the internet and other resources effectively, and understanding how to use LexisNexis.
The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.