This paralegal program prepares students for entry-level employment and/or potential further study in the field of Paralegal through the study of brief writing, legal research, drafting documents, record keeping, and preparing evidence. Students will acquire skills for legal writing and research along with business law knowledge.
Career Opportunities: Upon successful completion of the program, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: paralegal/legal secretary.
Note: A paralegal is not an attorney and, therefore, cannot give legal advice or represent another in court, except under very limited circumstance provided by law. Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) is a violation under California Business and Professions Code 6125 – 6129.
Business Division Chair
Brian Bettencourt | (559) 730-3929 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kern: 711F | Visalia Campus
Dean of Business, Social Science, and Consumer Family Studies
Jesse Wilcoxson | (559) 737-6281 | email@example.com
Kern: 716 | Visalia Campus
For a complete list of courses and descriptions visit: COURSES