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.

 What's special about 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.
Degrees and Certificates

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?
Assistance is available through the call center (210-212-5266), the LiveChat in the bottom right corner, and the zoom room available at https://alamo.zoom.us/j/96204747346.
   
 
  Last updated 4/26/2021