Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2018  
Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog

Paralegal Studies Certificate: 156


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(G, TP/SS): 156

The curriculum provides the student with basic skills in legal research, legal writing, and legal interviewing techniques. Competency is developed in at least three areas of substantive law selected by the student.

IMPORTANT NOTE: PARALEGALS MAY NOT PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES DIRECTLY TO THE PUBLIC EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY LAW.

Program Requirements


All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 24


Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Locate and interpret legal statutes.
  • Locate and interpret legal cases.
  • Draft simple legal documents.
  • Interpret the legal concepts in three areas of substantive law.
  • Interpret the concepts of procedural law.
  • Interpret citations of the law.

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