Paralegal Studies Program Focus and Goals

Focus Statement

The focus of the Paralegal Studies Program is to prepare students to become paralegals by providing practical knowledge of the law, the legal profession and the paralegal’s role.

Program Goals

As a student in our program, you will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the organization and structure of the American legal system
  • Perform legal and factual research using both traditional sources and computerized information resources
  • Draft legal documents
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze, research and report on a variety of legal issues and situations
  • Demonstrate understanding of the rules of professional conduct governing lawyers and paralegals



Updated June 25, 2015


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