Overview

Get ready to work closely with attorneys! Become a paralegal. Start with our Foundation Course which covers how the legal system works, the litigation process, tort law, contracts, legal research, interviewing, how paralegals and attorneys work together and more. Next choose an Advanced Specialty Course in one of these five major legal specialties: litigation, real estate law, corporations law, estates/wills/trusts and criminal law. The first Specialty Course is yours at no extra cost. You may further enrich your learning with our Honors option. Training includes professional legal texts.

All textbooks and study materials are included with your tuition.

 
Career Profile
 

A career in law is dignified, respected and stimulating. Paralegals work closely with attorneys and, in general, may perform the following tasks:

 
Draft legal documents
Coordinate law office procedures
Locate and interview witnesses
Maintain attorney schedules
Research judicial decisions
Conduct investigations
Prepare for trial
Interview clients
Organize and maintain client files
Assist attorneys at depositions
 
Formally trained paralegals have excellent employment and income potential. Corporations are expanding their in-house legal departments to cut costs. Prepaid legal plans are on the rise. And litigation is increasing. As a result, paralegals are performing a broader range of legal work. Demand for paralegals is on the rise in law offices, real estate and insurance firms, banks and more.
 
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Five Reasons Why It's Smart To Study With Ashworth
1. Enroll and start right away. There's no waiting for a new semester to begin.
2. Courses are self-paced. Study anytime or anywhere.
3. Ashworth programs are endorsed by regional and national accrediting agencies.
4. Learn from the experts. Our highly educated instructors have real life experience in your chosen field.
5. Affordable monthly payments are alway interest-free.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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