Legal Studies Program

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Become a legal assistant/paralegal in as little as five semesters with Seminole State's two-year Associate in Science (A.S.) legal studies program.

Why Seminole State?

  • Hands-on training and real-world experience.
  • Approved by the American Bar Association
  • Small classes
  • Experience professor who have earned a Juris Doctorate degree.
  • Bachelor's degree options

About the Degree

Our A.S. Legal Studies Program will prepare you to work for attorneys and judges in all areas of the law and play an essential role in law firms, courts, financial institutions, corporations, government offices, real estate businesses, administrative agencies, and state and court institutions.

As a paralegal/legal assistant, you will work under the supervision of an attorney:

  • Assisting with trials and hearings
  • Conducting legal research
  • Drafting documents
  • Interviewing clients and witnesses
  • Preparing trial notebooks and exhibits

Course Descriptions and Supplements

Suggested Course Sequences

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

The Program                                                                       

Approved by the American Bar Association (ABA), Seminole State’s Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Legal Assistant/Paralegal Program prepares graduates to work under the supervision of attorneys. Coursework emphasizes research and writing skills with hands-on applications in a technology-enhanced environment. Additionally, the program’s internship component allows students to gain practical experience in a professional legal setting.

 

Career Opportunities                                         

Graduates of this program are employed in:

·         Courts

·         Corporations and businesses

·         Insurance companies

·         Federal, state and local government offices

Want more info? Contact us.

Linda Jenkins
407.708.2165
Fax: 407.708.2383
Office: V-007B

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