Seminole State College's Paralegal Studies program, part of the Center for Business, Management and Entrepreneurship, is ABA-approved and prepares students to enter the work force as either a paralegal or legal assistant in as few as five semesters.
Paralegals and legal assistants work closely with attorneys and perform a variety of duties, including interviewing clients and witnesses; conducting legal research; drafting documents; preparing trial notebooks and exhibits; and assisting at trials and hearings.
Why Seminole State?
- Hands-on training and real-world experience.
- Approved by the American Bar Association
- Small classes
- Experienced professors who have earned a Juris Doctorate degree.
- Bachelor's degree options
For more details about Seminole State's Paralegal Studies program, visit the Paralegal Studies Degrees and Programs page.
It is the mission of the Seminole State College Paralegal Studies Program to provide to our students only the highest quality undergraduate paralegal studies instruction and to enable and empower our students to successfully attain their goals, whether those goals are to become a self-sustaining, highly competent and successful professional paralegal, or to prepare themselves to achieve higher levels of legal education while maintaining the ability to support themselves.
To help ensure their success and continued professional development, it is also our mission to provide post-graduate support for our students by assisting them with placement and continuing education, as well as providing mentoring and networking opportunities and resources.
It is our vision to be the preeminent undergraduate Paralegal Studies Program in the state, to graduate the finest and best trained entry-level paralegals in Florida and to be nationally recognized for the quality of our curriculum, faculty and innovative methods of instruction.
Note: Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as provided by law.