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The Advanced Paralegal Institute (API) provides online advanced specialty courses to legal professionals who wish to enhance their value to employers through specialized paralegal education.


See what value we provide:

  • Specialty paralegal certificates to fit your schedule and interests

  • Faculty with on-line teaching experience as well as real world legal experience

  • A credential to enhance your paralegal career

  • A customized curriculum for the experienced paralegal with a flexible schedule

Upcoming Session Start Dates
  • June 17

  • July 15

  • August 12

  • September 9

  • October 14

  • November 11

Coupling your basic paralegal certificate with a legal specialty provides you with a tremendous advantage in today’s job market. Earning an advanced specialty certificate allows you to stand out among your fellow paralegals. It also allows for updating your resume if you haven’t been working in the paralegal field, or if you are seeking to change practice specialties.


API courses are designed for legal professionals who have successfully completed a paralegal course of study with an earned degree or paralegal certificate.


*Check out API's Legal Writing course if you need a refresher!*


API, Co-Sponsored with NFPA, PCCE and PACE Review Courses

Monday, June 17, 2024

During these seven-week online courses, students will receive the study guides, dedicated and experienced RP Instructors, pre- and post-quizzes each week for all domains covered on the exams, as well as instructor assessments. The courses culminate with “mock” exams with personal instructor feedback on domain strength and weaknesses. We also cover test-taking techniques and ethics which is a huge part of the exam.

PCCE Review Course  |  PACE Review Course

Ready To Get Started?

Company Overview


A message from the Founder and CEO, Renee Sova of the Advanced Paralegal Institute.


Former paralegal, attended law school, master's degree in student counseling, Director of Paralegal Studies for over 25 years.

Proven API Advantages


A message from the Chief Operating Officer, Rick Sova of the Advanced Paralegal Institute.


Advanced Paralegal Institute's affordable and flexible online programs are designed specifically for you. Ready to pursue your educational goals? API can help.

Loretta: Virtual Classroom Tour


A message from the Instructor, Loretta Nesbitt of the Advanced Paralegal Institute.


Take a tour of our classrom from our instructor who has taught hundreds of students for over 17 years for the Advanced Paralegal Institute.

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