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Paralegal Studies: A.A.S.

The AAS in Paralegal Studies prepares graduates to become paralegals and legal assistants. Paralegals are highly skilled paraprofessionals who work closely with attorneys, judges, prosecutors or public defenders. Paralegals work under the supervision of an attorney interviewing clients, investigating facts, drafting documents and researching the law. The paralegal profession enjoys a wide variety of assignments, projects and functions. Some paralegals specialize in certain areas, such as civil litigation, real estate or corporate law.