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    • The Virtual Paralegal Training Center Virtual Paralegal Training
    • What is VPTC? The Virtual Paralegal Training Center (“VPTC”) provides training and resources to paralegals and legal assistants on how to successfully start and operate a virtual paralegal business. http://www.virtualparalegaltrainingcenter.com inbox@virtualparalegaltraining.com
    • VPTC Products & Services • Virtual Paralegal Blog • Virtual Paralegal Forum • Virtual Paralegal Newsletter Magazine • Virtual Paralegal Directory • Virtual Paralegal Training • Virtual Paralegal Certificate • Virtual Paralegal eBooks • Virtual Paralegal Gears • Virtual Paralegal Advertising
    • Follow VPTC Twitter – VirtPara FaceBook LinkedIn Join the Virtual Paralegal Newsletter Magazine
    • Virtual Paralegal Training • Is the Virtual Paralegal Business for you? • Transitioning from in Office Paralegal to Virtual Paralegal • Starting Your Virtual Paralegal Business • Setting Up Your Virtual Paralegal Office • Managing Your Virtual Paralegal Business • Marketing Your Virtual Paralegal Business • Virtual Paralegal Interview • Virtual Paralegal Certificate Program
    • Is the virtual paralegal business for you? • The goal of this course is for you to determine if the virtual paralegal business is for you. We will give you a brief overview of the virtual paralegal business and discuss some of the challenges virtual paralegals faced while starting and operating their business. • If you decide the virtual paralegal business is for you we will also discuss the following:
    • Is the virtual paralegal business for you? • How long does it take to start a virtual paralegal business? • What does it really takes to run a virtual paralegal business? • What “new” virtual paralegals should know before they “open their doors?” • What virtual paralegals should do when they start their business? and • What virtual paralegals should do to help them grow their business?
    • Transitioning from in Office Paralegal to Virtual Paralegal • So you are thinking about starting your virtual paralegal business but you are scared about leaving your full time employment or you are currently unemployed and are looking for ways to use your paralegal skills to generate income. • There are some people who know without a doubt that owning their business is what they want to do. But for those who are scared and unsure we will discuss the steps you need to take to transition from your office to the virtual world.
    • Starting Your Virtual Paralegal Business • Starting Your Virtual Paralegal Business course is designed to give you step by step guidance on starting your business. We will discuss the questions you should ask yourself before you start your virtual paralegal business including:
    • Starting Your Virtual Paralegal Business • What education and skills you will need to start your virtual paralegal business? • What work experience is required for virtual paralegals? • How do virtual paralegals communicate with their clients? • How do virtual paralegals get references/recommendations/testimonials for their business? and, • How to create a six months time table for starting your virtual paralegal business.
    • Setting Up Your Virtual Paralegal Office • In Setting up Your Virtual Paralegal Office course we will discuss how to choose your virtual paralegal business name, incorporating your business including the following:
    • Setting Up Your Virtual Paralegal Office • Expenses and administrative charges associated with setting up your virtual paralegal office • Legal agreements and contracts • Personal and business Insurance • Setting your virtual paralegal fees • Negotiating your virtual paralegal fees • Hiring help for your virtual paralegal business
    • Managing Your Virtual Paralegal Business • Managing Your Virtual Paralegal Business course is designed to give you guidance on running a successful virtual paralegal business. The course covers the different types of office procedures, managing your time, billing, record-keeping and collection among other topics.
    • Marketing Your Virtual Paralegal Business • Marketing Your Virtual Paralegal Business course is designed to help you market and grow your business. The course discusses topics such as how virtual paralegals interview their clients, how virtual paralegals find their clients, virtual paralegals competition and virtual paralegals jobs among other topics.
    • Virtual Paralegal Interview • In the Virtual Paralegal Interview mini course we will discuss questions frequently asked by the virtual paralegal’s clients and the questions virtual paralegals should ask their clients before accepting an assignment.
    • Virtual Paralegal Certificate Program • The virtual paralegal certificate is a 10 week program designed as personal training sessions to help student draft their business plan while preparing them for difficult questions asked by their clients in an interview. The Virtual Paralegal Certificate also serves as a mock training assignment for paralegals and legal assistants. The program is consists of weekly assignments relevant to starting and operating a virtual paralegal business. Each weekly assignment will be graded in the form of constructive feedback from the instructor.
    • What should I expect to learn from the training program? • After completion of The Virtual Paralegal Training Center courses members will be able to: • Apply their paralegal experience and education as they did in an office to the virtual world. • They will learn how to transition from the office setting to the virtual world without compromising any rules, ethics, skills or responsibilities required of a paralegal. • They will have the resources to meet their clients’ needs while growing their business.
    • What should I expect to learn from the training program? • The Virtual Paralegal Training Center will stay abreast of changes in the legal industry to continue to respond to the needs of its members. • VPTC will also evaluate its training courses on a regular basis and incorporate changes as it deem necessary. • The Virtual Paralegal Training Center is committed to providing its members with up to date educational materials and resources that will enhance the virtual paralegal business.