Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    May 24, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Paralegal Studies Certificate: 156


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THIS PROGRAM IS SUSPENDED EFFECTIVE FALL 2019. STUDENTS MAY NOT ENROLL IN SUSPENDED PROGRAMS. STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THIS PROGRAM PRIOR TO FALL 2019 WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GRADUATE WITH THIS DEGREE AFTER SPRING 2022. PLEASE REFER TO THE PARALEGAL STUDIES AAS: 341 .

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 Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 27


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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