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Nunez Community College

Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

The Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies is designed to educate and train paralegals to work under the supervision of attorneys in law firms, insurance companies, government agencies, title companies, banks, and corporations.

Available Programs:
  • Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS): Paralegal Studies
  • Associate of Arts (AAS): Paralegal Studies

Paralegals are trained in legal research and a range of aspects of law and order to support lawyers in their daily work.

Conducting research and investigations; helping to prepare cases; drafting legal documents; interviewing and preparing witnesses and clients for depositions and court appearances; and, performing other, administrative duties in law offices are some of the daily tasks paralegals perform.

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Paralegal Studies provides intensive training so that graduates enter the job market as paralegals. All courses in the certificate program apply to the Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies.

Annual salaries in this field average between $36,397 and $60,796.

Visit the Nunez Community College Catalog Page for more information including Semester Calendars, Tuition and Fee Schedules, and Course Descriptions.

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.