Paralegal Studies Degree
- 100% Online
- Legal Terminology
- Legal Writing & Research
- Wills, Trusts & Estates
- Practice Support
- Case Assistant
- Compliance Assistant
- Senior Paralegal
What is a Paralegal?
Paralegals assist lawyers through a variety of important tasks, such as conducting research and investigations, case preparation, drafting legal documents, maintaining documents in filing systems and handling correspondence with clients, witnesses and other litigators. Paralegals also help lawyers during trials by handling exhibits, taking notes and reviewing transcripts.
What will I learn?
Practical instruction is provided in a variety of legal specialties including Civil Litigation and Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Bankruptcy and Real Estate Law. Theory and procedural aspects of the paralegal profession are also covered in this Paralegal program.
Students are taught key communication skills and improve both written and verbal communication skills throughout the program. The ability to write well is crucial to any occupation, and especially to those in the legal field.
Our Paralegal program is 100% online, allowing students to create their own schedules and easily maintain employment while going to school. Online students have access to lecture recordings, live online classes, and discussion boards where they can interact with their classmates and instructor.
The Paralegal program at Community Care College has the highest graduation rate in the state of Oklahoma.
Skills gained in the Paralegal program easily transfer to and benefit many occupations, both inside and outside of the legal field.