Paralegal schools in New Mexico offer students a wide range of training courses that lead to a diploma, certificate, or two-year associate’s degree. Degree programs can be completed in as little as six months for a diploma or certificate and may require up to two years for an associate’s degree. Although paralegals are not licensed, they do work alongside a licensed attorney to provide support. Paralegals are a key component of any law office. Students of the program can expect to learn a broad base of skills and knowledge affiliated with the legal system. Legal terminology and legal document preparation are some of the topics covered in the paralegal program.
- Paralegal Studies A.A.S.
- Paralegal Studies B.S.