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    Jan 21, 2019  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog

Paralegal Studies Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


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The Paralegal Studies Post-Baccalaureate Certificate provides students who already have a bachelor's degree to switch gears and quickly gain employment as a paralegal. Students will focus on completing legal specialty courses covering five areas of law practiced in this part of Ohio, which are probate, litigation, real estate, domestic and business. This program also provides essential courses in keyboarding, Word and business writing. These courses will provide students with the case research and document drafting skills necessary to effectively support the work of attorneys. Students wishing to transfer legal specialty courses to Edison State, should review the Legal Credit Transfer Policy NOTE Although paralegals assume many preparatory and drafting tasks essential to the practice of law and work under the supervision of an attorney, they are strictly prohibited from carrying out the duties considered to be the practice of law including setting legal fees, accepting cases, giving legal advice and presenting cases in court.

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Courses


  BUS 223S Business Communication    3 C    
  CIT 102S Introduction to Spreadsheets    1    
  CIT 139S Word Processing   3    
  LEG 110S Introduction Legal Assisting   3 C  
  LEG 130S Legal Research and Writing    3 C  
  LEG 211S Probate Administration   3 C  
  LEG 216S Family Law    3 C    
  LEG 231S Litigation I   3 C    
  LEG 232S Litigation II    3 C    
  LEG 240S Real Estate Law    3 C    
  LEG 235S Business Organizations  OR  3 C    
  LEG 251S Bankruptcy Law          
  LEG 218S Law Office Management  OR 3 C    
  LEG 290L Internship Experience  AND        
  LEG 290R Internship Seminar           
  Credit Hours 34      

  

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