The terms paralegal and legal assistant are used interchangeably to designate a person who performs substantive legal work under the direct supervision of an attorney. Legal assistants must have a knowledge and understanding of legal concepts.
The Associates in Science degree in paralegal studies is designed to prepare students for positions as paralegals in the legal and business fields. Individuals who are already employed in the legal field and seeking advancement opportunities may also select this program of study.
|Legl 100A/B||Introduction to Paralegalism / Legal Procedures||3 units|
|Legl 115 or 120||Litigation1,2 or Torts Law2,3||3 units|