2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Certificate


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This certificate prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the paralegal profession.  It will allow students to learn the following:  the ethical rules for members of the legal community; how to conduct legal research and basic legal writing skills; how to interpret legal documents; how to interpret case law; how to investigate the facts of a case; how to prepare a case for trial; how to analyze and handle procedural problems; and an overview of law from core courses. These skills may be used to become a paralegal, title examiner, trust officer, contract clerk, legal investigator or law firm administrator, or as a foundation for further legal education including later enrollment in law school. Successful completion of this program will also qualify students to sit for the Arizona Legal Document Preparer Examination.

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