Paralegal Studies - A.A.S. Degree and Certificate

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What can I expect from
successful completion of this program?


Click the appropriate link below to read the
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
for these programs.

PALG-AAS Degree

PALG-CERT Certificate

A legal assistant or paralegal is a person, qualified by education, training or work experience, who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental/public agency, bank, industry or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible. The paralegal program is designed neither for attorneys nor law office administrators. Paralegals are prohibited from performing the unauthorized practice of law.

             

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