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EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

CALDA CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

CALDA Membership requires that each member participate in Continuing Education by completing 15 units of CE every 2 years, as adopted by the Membership November 3, 2001. This portion of the website is designed to assist you in fulling this requirement.

 

 

 EDUCATION NEEDED TO BECOME AN LDA

To be eligible to apply for registration as a legal document assistant, the applicant shall possess at least one of the following:

(a) A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma, and either a minimum of two years of law-related experience under the supervision of a licensed attorney, or a minimum of two years experience, prior to January 1, 1999, providing self-help service.
(b) A baccalaureate degree in any field and either a minimum of one year of law-related experience under the supervision of a licensed attorney, or a minimum of one year of experience, prior to January 1, 1999, providing self-help service.
(c) A certificate of completion from a paralegal program that is institutionally accredited but not approved by the American Bar Association, that requires successful completion of a minimum of 24 semester units, or the equivalent, in legal specialization courses.
(d) A certificate of completion from a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association.

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