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Join a profession that is expected to grow much faster than the average among employment for all industries. There is a growing need for paralegals in the legal profession.*
They continue to assume a growing range of tasks and perform many of the same jobs as lawyers.
The program prepares future legal assistants and paralegals to carry out tasks such as:
Learn fundamental knowledge about the formation of contracts, breach of contracts, and remedies for the breach of contracts. become familiar with the terminology, policies and procedures applied to: estate planning, wills, trusts, estate taxes, estate sales, and joint tenancy.
The associate in science degree in legal assistant/paralegal provides you with the skills to interview, gather, review, and analyze factual situations; research the law; prepare and interpret legal documents; conduct day-to-day operations of a legal office.
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.
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