Program Overview

The Paralegal associate degree program will take you through an experiential learning process. You’ll use an Internet-based law library and law office billing and file software. Your learning will be based on real practice problems in a simulated law office setting. Your assignments will simulate law office tasks, all taught by faculty with experience as legal practitioners.

Paralegal Associate Degree Courses

The program will prepare you to:

  • Research Legal Issues
  • Draft and File Legal Documents
  • Prepare Pleadings
  • Summarize Document
  • Organize Trial Notebooks
  • Interview Clients
  • Maintain Office Procedures
  • Perform Word Processing Tasks

You’ll learn fundamental principles and terminology of the most important legal subjects, such as:

  • Legal Systems
  • Contracts
  • Torts
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Civil Procedure
  • Real Estate
  • Legal Ethics

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

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