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2024-2025 Catalog

Paralegal, A.S. (604.3)

Location(s): Allegheny Campus, Boyce Campus


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Associate of Science

This program prepares you to work as a legal assistant or paralegal. Paralegals are employed by banks, real estate offices, title companies, brokerage houses, corporations, governmental agencies and lawyers/law firms.

Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will:

  1. Prepare and develop case-related materials for civil and criminal litigation.
  2. Locate, identify and interpret legal principles applicable to specific client cases identifying issues generally applicable to various areas of substantive law.
  3. Prepare documents utilized in various areas of substantive law and conduct legal research in both traditional and digital environments.
  4. Analyze procedural issues which arise in litigation, real estate, probate, criminal and family areas of law.
  5. Employ accurate terminology of the field and use a professional tone in all communications.

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