Paralegal Certificate Course




If you‘ve been looking for a career that is fast-paced, challenging and offers a variety of opportunities, working as a Legal Secretary/Paralegal could be just what you’ve been seeking!

The backbone of the legal profession, Legal Secretaries/Paralegals work side-by-side with attorneys in every imaginable legal field.

Jefferson State’s Legal Secretary/Paralegal skills course teaches students how to assist in preparing legal documents in a variety of legal areas such as litigation, probate, domestic relations, criminal and corporate. Some of the skills students will learn include: assisting in preparing complaints, summons and motions; discovery; and interviewing clients.

Upon completion of the course, students will have a broad base of knowledge and the tools necessary to make them marketable as a Legal Secretary/Paralegal in the legal community.

Jefferson State Certificate of Completion

Students who successfully complete the Legal Secretary/Paralegal are awarded a Certificate of Complete with Continuing Education Units from Jefferson State Community College.

Paralegal Course Disciplines

  • Civil Procedures and Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Legal Investigation
  • Real Estate Transfer and Ownership
  • Tort Law
  • American Jurisprudence
  • Corporations
  • Partnerships and Agency
  • Commercial Law
  • Estates
  • Trusts
  • Legal Analysis
  • Writing
  • Computerized Legal Research Training