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Wayne County Community College District

Become a paralegal specialist at Wayne County Community College District

The objective of the Paralegal Technology program is to provide pupils the educational background and training required to become a paralegal, legal assistant, or legal aid. They will to know how to assist a licensed attorney in providing legal services to their clients. The Associate of Applied Science program teaches the knowledge and skills regarding the legal system and substantive and procedural law needed to carry out many routine legal processes under the supervision of a licensed attorney.

Career Potential

Paralegals are essential in the legal field. They can help attorneys provide direct assistance to a client and keep costs down at the same time. There are a variety of ways paralegals can be of use depending on the type of law being practiced and the employer's needs. Some examples of duties are as follows:

  • Litigation:
    • Civil
    • Criminal
    • Employment
    • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Transactional:
    • Contract
    • Securities
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Bankruptcy and Debt Collection
  • Government:
    • Federal, State, or Local
    • Administrative
    • Community Legal Aid

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