Paralegal Studies

Program Level: Degrees
Department: Business and Entrepreneurship
Institute: Public Service
College: SAC

What is the program?

The Paralegal Studies Program is part of the Administrative Computer Technology (ACT) Department which trains paralegals to work under the direct supervision of a lawyer.

What will I learn?

You will learn to:

  • Prepare trial briefs, motions and writs, and to assist during a trial
  • Prepare legal instruments, such as wills, petitions, and applications
  • Conduct fact-finding inquiries and prepare written memoranda
  • Conduct basic legal research
  • Apply legal computer technology

What can I do with this course of study?

You can obtain a position as a paralegal to serve clients' needs and assist an attorney in trial preparation, legal research, and other areas of law.

Last updated 5/18/2021

 What's special about the program?

The Paralegal Studies department offers an AAS degree in Paralegal Studies. Students can attend full-time or part-time. Classes are offered during the day or at night. Many classes are also offered online.

Department which trains paralegals to work under the direct supervision of a lawyer.
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Contact Us

   
Dr. Val Calvert

Chair

 

Tandy Schoolcraft
Program Coordinator
tschoolcraft1@alamo.edu

Sarah Sparrow

Unit Assistant

ssparrow@alamo.edu

 

Location:
Nail Technical Center
(NTC - 203 or 313)
Phone:
210-486-1067
210-486-0531
Questions?
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