Kelly O’Connor, 413.552.2315, firstname.lastname@example.org
This degree prepares students for a position in a legal setting, such as a paralegal or other paraprofessional, in venues such as: law offices, courthouses, administrative agencies, corporate in-house counsel offices, or insurance companies.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- learn to gather and analyze facts relevant to legal disputes
- perform legal research
- draft legal documents
- prepare witnesses and evidence for presentation at legal proceedings
An effective legal professional must have a firm grasp of both substantive and procedural law, excellent communication skills, and the ability to think analytically and logically. This program provides the student with the skills necessary to perform specifically delegated, substantive legal work under the supervision of a lawyer.