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Legal Support, CP

The Legal Support, CP provides sudents basic skills used for legal support.  It also provides the foundation to ladder into the Paralegal, AAS Program.

What You’ll Learn
Upon completion of the Legal Support, CP  program, the graduate will be able to (1) exhibit knowledge of legal terminology to communicate with attorneys, peers, managers, and other professionals; (2) Assist Attorneys.

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Learn about our one-year certificate in Legal Support.

 

Credits Required:  30 hours

Credential Earned:  Certificate of Profiency

Career Settings
Graduates with an Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies will have the skills to obtain employment as legal assistants or paralegals for law firms, corporations, and governmental agencies. Other opportunities exist as administrators for nonprofit legal services, trust administrative assistants, and criminal justice occupations.