Calhoun’s A.A.S. Degree Concentration in Paralegal Studies can provide you with the skills you need to begin or advance your career in the legal community. From criminal jury trials to high-powered real estate closings, paralegals, or “legal assistants,” provide lawyers invaluable assistance in a wide variety of legal settings. Our Paralegal coursework covers the skills and areas of law that are in demand by local law firms. All Calhoun Paralegal courses are taught by licensed, practicing attorneys.
- ENG 101 must be completed with a grade of C or higher prior to enrollment in PRL 102.
- PRL 101 and PRL 102 must be completed with a grade of C or higher prior to enrollment in any other PRL course. Students are encouraged to take PRL 101 and PRL 102 in the same semester.
- Students must take at least nine semester credits or the equivalent of legal specialty courses through synchronous instruction.
Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, unless specifically authorized by law.