Paralegal

The Paralegal program prepares you for a variety of opportunities with a fast-paced environment. The backbone of legal profession, paralegals work side by side with attorneys in every imaginable legal field.

This 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. Other skills students will also grasp include: assisting in preparing complaints, summons, and motions; discovery; and interviewing clients.

Course Objectives

This course covers a lot of information and the main course objectives to understand:

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

Certificate

Upon successful completion of this program, a Certificate of Completion will be issued.

Registration Information

Registration can be completed via online, walk-in or postal mail.

Walk-in registration is accepted during our regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the following locations:

Jefferson Campus
2601 Carson Road
George Wallace Hall, Office 202
Birmingham, AL 35215

Shelby-Hoover Campus
4600 Valleydale Road
Health Science Building, Office 432
Birmingham, AL 35242

Schedule

Courses are offered on an ongoing basis and we offer open enrollment. To view a complete schedule, go to the following link: Click Here

Scholarship Opportunities

Career Pathways
Career Pathways allows qualifying students to benefit from activities related to workplace readiness, academic and career counseling, and academic preparation while enrolling in selected Non-Credit Fast Track programs.

Tuition assistance may be available for Adult Education students to assist with registration. Please Click Here to apply

WIOA
Local Alabama Career Centers provide WIOA scholarship opportunities to qualifying students for some programs. (Workforce Investment Opportunity Act). These are for low-income students/students who have recently been laid off from their jobs. You may contact them at 205-582-5200 if you are in the Birmingham area.