LAW 120   Introduction to Paralegal Studies (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to describe the paralegal profession and explain the role of the paralegal in a legal environment, including necessary skills, education and training, common duties, and representative tasks. The student should be able to explain the regulation of the legal profession and ethical issues relevant to attorneys and paralegals. The student should be able to draft a professional resume and design an effective job-search strategy.

Paralegal Certificate

Approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) continuously for more than 40 years, our Paralegal program provides a practical educational experience to students new to the legal profession and those with years of experience working in law. The JCCC program provides students with real-world assignments and experiences to develop the skills needed to begin, continue, and move ahead in careers at private law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies.