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ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

Paralegal Legal Support Technician

Course Description

Associate of Applied Science Paralegal/ Legal Support Technician AAS Degree provides the student the courses necessary to work as support personnel in a legal office environment. This program will teach the student to apply knowledge of the law and of legal procedures in rendering direct assistance to a lawyer in the form of legal research; preparation and interpretation of legal documents; assistance in the courtroom or at trial; client interviewing and investigation; and document organization and calendaring. Upon completion students will receive an Associate of Applied Science Paralegal/ Legal Support Technician degree.

Upon successful graduation from this program, graduates should be able to;

  • Work in legal offices, federal, state, and local government offices, and any other law offices;
  • Utilize project management skills;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of employment relationships;
  • Understand good customer service skills;
  • Demonstrate practical proficiency in the basic application of current office software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation development;
  • Utilize basic PC knowledge.

Additional Information

Quick Facts: Paralegal Legal Support Technician

Total Quarter Credit hours 145 Clock Hours 1920
Estimated completion time: 18 months (28 months night)
This program offered during day and evening hours at the Main Campus.
  • Intro to Law and Legal Professions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Legal Research & Writing
  • Contracts
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wills, Trusts, and Probate Administration
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Real Property
  • Torts and Personal Injury Law
  • Business Law
  • Introduction to the Court Systems
  • Externship
  • Attorney's Assistant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Para Professional
  • Paralegal Specialist
  • Legal Secretary
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Legal Support Technician/Specialist
  • Law Clerk
  • Brief Writer
  • Contract Clerk
  • Case Briefer
  • Law Researcher
  • Legal Research Analyst
  • Patent Researcher
  • Trial Examiner
  • Legal Technician