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Don't just study law, gain experience with the only aba-approved program in the inland empire start with legal theory, and then apply your skills in a unique internship our instructors are experienced attorneys and paralegals who have undergone a rigorous approval process get the most up-to-date information to work in. Our aba-approved, flexible full-time day or part-time evening program options provide students with the education to pursue their professional goals experienced instructors, along with an extensive network of regional law offices and a thriving alumni network, ensures student success upon completion of the program. Paralegal studies - coral gables evening program take the first step towards a new profession—one that offers you a wide range of growth opportunities with the university of miami's paralegal program this section is full course plg-105, section 31 starts : 2/27/2018 ends : 7/5/2018 meets on : tuesday. Casper college offers two degrees in the paralegal program and prepares its students for transfer to bachelor programs we also offer a post bachelor's legal assistant certificate our research courses provide our students with legal research skills, fact investigation skills, and computer assisted legal research skills with.
Interested in the legal professions changing careers thinking of law school the paralegal studies program at molloy college may be the right move for you according to the united states department of labor, career opportunities for paralegals show sustained growth in both the private and public sector. From legal procedures and processes to communications and drafting legal documents, the paralegal studies program will provide you with a solid foundation to start your career in the legal industry as a student in the paralegal studies program, you will focus on core legal subject areas such as real estate transactions,. Ucla extension's paralegal training program (ptp) is approved by the american bar association and seeks to prepare students to function as ethical, effective, and efficient professional paralegals in law firms, businesses, government, and nonprofit organizations to perform a wide variety of legal work under the. Enroll in the paralegal studies program at skyline college for a rewarding and highly supportive academic experience that will help you develop the skills you need to excel as a legal professional we offer a certificate of achievement which provides a head start on the road to employment and an associate degree for a.
As paralegal studies program prepares students for careers in the legal profession to be successful as a paralegal or legal assistant. Usc's paralegal studies certificate program is available in the classroom or online and prepares students to enter this rewarding field with confidence and credentials in just over six months. Print program details the bachelor of science (bs) in legal studies prepares its graduates for success in both law school and for careers in legal assisting, paralegal, and other law-related professions with a rigorous curriculum designed to provide them with necessary critical thinking, writing and research skills, as well.
University of washington offers a certificate program in paralegal studies, with flexible evening and online classes to fit your schedule. Adviser: donna decker morris, jd the paralegal studies certificate requires 18 credits of designated legal studies courses, each with a grade of c minus or better a student must successfully complete all required courses as outlined below with a minimum gpa of 20 to be awarded the certificate as a prerequisite. Paralegal studies if you are interested in a career as a paralegal, you will find a supportive atmosphere and an adviser committed to your academic progress and success in our paralegal studies program we recruit highly qualified lawyers and paralegals from the local community to share their expertise in specific legal.
California law defines who can be a paralegal one way is to obtain a degree, which requires at least 24 semester units of coursework college of the canyons offers 31 units (11 classes) in its associate degree program in paralegal studies paralegals are in demand to find out about a career in the paralegal. Welcome to the clayton state legal studies program and paralegal program, administered by the department of social sciences our legal studies program and paralegal program is one of an elite group of programs in georgia that is approved by the american bar association (aba) this approval signifies a high. Start your exciting career alongside top legal minds with a paralegal studies degree from lewis university.
Paralegal vs legal studies these careers are often interchanged, but they are different learn about the careers and what education you'll need. From the scps blogs newest member of the scps team: udayan das feb 20, 2018 by palak shukla earlier this year, udayan das joined the school of continuing and professional studies (scps) as instructor of computer science, with a focus to expand the information technology program udayan brings with him a. A paralegal is an individual, qualified by education, training or work experience, who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible however, this definition varies depending.