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PARALEGAL, A.A.S.

Your rewarding career in law starts with our brand new Paralegal program! Through rigorous professional courses in law, litigation, and legal writing, students will learn to draft legal correspondence, conduct research, and organize court documents as they train to become integral members of a legal team.

OPPORTUNITIES BEGIN HERE

  • Paralegals are qualified to assist lawyers in a variety of legal settings, and have the skills to review and maintain legal documents, obtain affidavits, prepare for trial, file exhibits, and gather and arrange evidence.
  • According to the New York State Department of Labor, employment for paralegals is among the fastest growing occupations in the state, with an expected growth rate of 11% in the near future.
    Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Paralegals and Legal Assistants, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/legal/paralegals-and- legal-assistants.htm (visited January 25, 2017).

GRADUATE WORKFORCE READY

  • Our comprehensive internship program will connect you with the real world experience you need for your career, and our Career Services Department will help place you in your ideal career upon graduation!
  • Graduates of the Paralegal program are ethical, effective, and efficient professionals with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the legal field.

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