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  • Everest College Colorado Springs
    Colorado Springs, CO
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Program Overview

The Paralegal associate degree program will take you through an experiential learning process. You’ll use an Internet-based law library and law office billing and file software. Your learning will be based on real practice problems in a simulated law office setting. Your assignments will simulate law office tasks, all taught by faculty with experience as legal practitioners.

Paralegal Associate Degree Courses

The program will prepare you to:

  • Research Legal Issues
  • Draft and File Legal Documents
  • Prepare Pleadings
  • Summarize Document
  • Organize Trial Notebooks
  • Interview Clients
  • Maintain Office Procedures
  • Perform Word Processing Tasks

You’ll learn fundamental principles and terminology of the most important legal subjects, such as:

  • Legal Systems
  • Contracts
  • Torts
  • Family Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Civil Procedure
  • Real Estate
  • Legal Ethics

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.

*Source: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes232011.htm or http://www.bls.gov/ooh/legal/paralegals-and-legal-assistants.htm.

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For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, choose a campus below to download.

  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Paralegal - Tampa.
  • Tampa Completion rates for this program*:
    • No students enrolled part-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010, or the program was not offered during this period.
    • No students enrolled full-time in the enrollment cohort July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013, or the program was not offered during this period.

* For information regarding assumptions made in establishing these completion rates, click here