The demand for trained legal assistants and paralegals is growing as businesses of all kinds look for ways to reduce costs and increase access to legal services. With the specialized skills you gain from Perry’s Legal Assistant/Paralegal Program, you’ll be well equipped to land a job in this fascinating and challenging field.
The 12-month program covers traditional office skills, soft skills and specialized legal skills. In the first two quarters, you’ll prepare to take the Microsoft Certified Application specialist exams in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. In the third and fourth quarters, you’ll advance into more specialized subjects such as civil law, criminal law, legal terminology, legal research, writing techniques and legal documents.
Paralegals are performing a wider variety of duties, making them more useful to businesses of all kinds. The United States Department of labor projects that employment of paralegals will grow by 28% over the next decade.
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