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Paralegal Program

Students will be trained to:

  • interview witnesses
  • investigate complex fact patterns
  • research the law
  • prepare legal documents
  • assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation

The instruction is practice-oriented

The instruction also relates to those areas of law in which paralegals are in most demand. Topics include:
  • legal terminology
  • introduction to the evidentiary predicate
  • identifying relevant authority
  • legal research
  • legal writing and appellate procedure
Students must register by calling the Workforce & Continuing Education at 931.540.2659. Students may call the Center for Legal Studies (1.800.522.7737) to purchase texts.

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