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University of Maryland-University College

Find a job as a paralegal professional

The paralegal profession still offers some of the country's fastest-growing career opportunities. As a legal studies major, you will be prepared for a rewarding career in the paralegal profession

After completing this program you will be able to.
  • describe the American legal system and trace its constitutional principles and development
  • cite similarities and differences between the legal system of the United States with those of other countries
  • discuss topics relevant to the paralegal profession
  • recognize and discuss ethical considerations involved in the practice of law
  • explain substantive concepts in certain areas of legal specialization
  • described the process for settlements of civil, criminal, and administrative disputes
  • identify ways that computers help in the legal environment
  • analyze legal issues, law, and factual information
  • make clear legal topics and analysis
  • finish computer-assisted legal research and book-based tasks
  • draft writings typically assigned to paralegals in selected concepts of legal practice
  • perform tasks typically assigned to paralegals in selected areas of legal practice
  • use selected software to complete tasks in the legal environment

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