Paralegals, also known as legal assistants, play important roles in the legal process. They draft documents, perform research, and assist attorneys before and during trials. Courses in this program are taught by local attorneys. Topics include family law, real property, wills and trusts, civil litigation, and legal writing.
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Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.
Hourly Wage: $
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There are no continuing education courses available for this area of study.