Nov 14, 2019  
Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Catalog 2019-2020

Legal Assistant (AAS)


Associate of Applied Science · Program Code: 276 · Credit Hours: 64-65 · Contact Hours: 64-65

Vice President: Pete Olson   Program Coordinator: James Cousino

The Legal Assistant program is designed to train individuals to be qualified to work in a variety of environments. The roles and job responsibilities of a legal assistant vary depending on the employment setting and emphasis. Areas of employment for graduates include litigation, corporate law, criminal law, governmental offices and real estate.

To be successful in the program, a student should have a strong work ethic, strong verbal and written communication skills, be well-organized and detail-oriented, possess excellent ethics, be self-motivated, have good human relations skills, and be able to think logically.

Suggested Sequence for Full-­Time Students: