The Paralegal is trained to provide an essential auxiliary service to the legal profession. Under the supervision and direction of the lawyer, the Paralegal applies knowledge of law and 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. Students completing the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal will be eligible to apply to the various National Paralegal Associations that offer certification. The capstone course for the AAS Degree is LGLA 2381, Cooperative Education-Legal Assistant/Paralegal II.
Prior to registering for the following course, LGLA 2380; students need to contact the Program Coordinator at 831 2433
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