Paralegal Studies / Legal Assisting
What makes a great paralegal? Interest in the law, analytical skills and attention to detail are very important. Good communication, research, writing and computer skills can make you a valued member of the legal team. Paralegal and legal assisting students become familiar with ethical issues, statutes, court procedures and transactional matters, as well as engage in work-based learning experiences. They learn to draft and file documents, support lawyers in preparing for trials and maintain client relationships.
Once You Complete the Program
Graduates have the option to obtain paralegal certification to stand out when seeking employment. Current employees at law firms will enhance and develop the skills and knowledge needed for advancement.
Paralegal Studies/Legal Assisting A.S.
Completion of the Associate in Science Degree in Paralegal Studies/Legal Assisting provides the technical core for the Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration at IRSC. For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.