Paralegal Studies AS

AS.LEGAL (64 Credit Hours) | Part of the Law, Public Safety & Security Subject

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The paralegal studies AS degree prepares you for a paraprofessional career as a paralegal (legal assistant). Under the supervision and direction of a licensed attorney, a paralegal may engage in legal research, case development, preparation of legal documents and trial exhibits, analyzing information, interviewing clients, assisting in office management, and other responsibilities unique to the legal profession. Graduates of the program are prepared to sit for national certification exams.

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