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Paralegal Program Information

Associate of Business

 

Curriculum Accreditation  

 

This program is designed to offer education in paralegal studies. Core courses prepare students to assist attorneys by drafting legal documents, interacting with clients, and assisting in court. Students will conduct research and prepare memoranda to aid attorneys in resolving legal issues. Students will learn to assist attorneys with discovery, which includes responding to interrogatories, producing documents, and interviewing witnesses. Students may use their paralegal education in private law firms; corporations; nonprofit organizations; court systems; real estate title companies; banks; insurance companies; healthcare companies; and local, state, and federal government agencies. A paralegal is qualified by education, training, or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law. This program has been approved by the American Bar Association at the Auburn Hills campus only.

A paralegal is qualified by education, training, or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law. This program has been approved by the American Bar Association at the Auburn Hills campus.

 

This program is offered on the following campus: Auburn Hills (AH)
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Paralegal (AB) Program

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Program Mission & Outcomes

Course Student Learning Outcomes

Suggested Academic Plan

Background Check Requirements

No Background Check required.

 

Additional Program Information

Please see your Program Director for additional program information.

 

Library Resources

Visit the Baker College Research Guide page for library research resources for this program.

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Clinical / Work Experience Information

For information about when to apply, how to apply, and application requirements, please visit our Work Experience Information web page.

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Career Readiness

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