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
- Partnerships and Agency
- Commercial Law
- Legal Analysis
- Computerized Legal Research Training