In such as litigious society as the United States, paralegals are becoming more in demand for their expertise and knowledge in the field of law. Paralegal schools in Alabama are typically part of the community college system and lead to an associate’s degree. Some programs offer short term certificates, and a very small number ever feature bachelor’s and master’s degree in paralegal studies. Paralegals assist attorney is a wide variety of tasks including interviewing clients, preparing affidavits, conducting legal research, drafting court documents, preparing estates, and coordinating office duties among other employees. The paralegal profession is expected to grow 28% until 2018.
As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.
- Paralegal Studies (AS)