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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

If you are interested in participating in this program, please email workforcedev@ColumbiaState.edu with (course name) in the subject line to be added to our course interest list and receive course schedule updates.