Legal studies schools in Ohio prepare students for careers as paralegals and legal assistants. The two job titles are used synonymously. Most legal studies schools in Ohio award two-year associate’s degrees upon completion. Most paralegal programs are housed within community colleges. Common paralegal courses include legal terminology, civil procedures, litigation, criminal law, family law, wills and estates, injury law, and legal research and writing. Most legal assistants spend their time conducting legal research that will help the legal team of attorneys present their case. They also interact with clients, prepare legal correspondence and organize the case loads. The career can be fairly lucrative given the short amount of time it takes to complete a legal assistant program.
- Legal Studies (BS)
At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.
* Programs vary by location
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- Criminal Justice