The Paralegal Technology major is available online, on the DeSoto Center, Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center and the Senatobia campus. Courses prepare students for an exciting career as a legal assistant or paralegal to perform specifically delegated substantive legal work, employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation or governmental agency.
- A 30-hour certificate program is now available.
- This program is available fully online.
The Paralegal Technology program is designed to prepare you for entry into the job market immediately upon graduation. The curriculum was developed in accordance with the American Bar Association guidelines and in consultation with area legal practitioners. We emphasize practical skills and knowledge utilized in common legal specialties such as real property law, family law, and trust and estate law. Upon successful completion of the program an Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded. The graduate is well prepared to find employment as a paralegal in law firms, corporate legal departments, insurance companies, real estate development companies, title insurance firms and banks. In addition, our graduates are prepared to find jobs with community legal service programs, consumer organizations, federal, state and local agencies and other public organizations needing or providing legal assistance.
Instructor: Stephan McDavid | Phone: 662-562-3345 | Office location at Senatobia: Berry Building
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