Paralegal Assistant

The program is designed to meet these educational needs by preparing individuals to perform as legal assistants or paralegals under the supervision of an attorney.

Occupational Objectives

Legal assistant or paralegal for private law firms, administrative agencies, mortgage companies, title insurance companies and private corporations. In addition to the general admission requirements established for the college, students will be required to take an English placement test. Students whose test scores are deficient will be required to correct their deficiencies in the developmental studies program.

 

FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)

Catalog Course Title Credits
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills 3
AST 141 Word Processing I (Word) 3
LGL 110 Intro. to Law & the Legal Assistant 3
    9

SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)

Catalog Course Title Credits
LGL 117 Family Law 3
LGL 130 Law Office Administration & Management 3
    6

THIRD SEMESTER (Fall)

LGL 127 Legal Research and Writing 3
___ ___ LGL Electives1 6
    9
  
Total Credits
24
     

LGL Electives:
1LGL 218 (Criminal Law), LGL 115 (Real Estate Law), LGL 216 (Trial Preparation), LGL 116 (Domestic Relations & Consumer Law)

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