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The legal assistant/paralegal program is designed to prepare students to enter the legal field as a legal assistant or paralegal.
The program emphasizes practical civil litigation skills and tasks. The program prepares future legal assistants and paralegals to perform tasks such as researching legal issues, drafting legal documents, preparing pleadings, summarizing documents, organizing trial notebooks, and interviewing clients.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Class Training
Legal administrative assistants continue to assume an increasing range of tasks. Knowledge, ability and accuracy in the following areas are essential:
On completion of our program, you can be qualified for entry-level employment with law firms, corporate legal departments, and various government offices.
There are many different areas of law you can pursue including: litigation, personal injury, corporate law, employee benefits, labor law, bankruptcy, and criminal law.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.
* Schedules subject to change. Program versions may vary by campus. Please contact the campus for current programs and schedules.
For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, select a campus below to download.
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