Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies Fundamentals

Legal assistants play a vital role as they assist attorneys, judges and others who are decision makers in our law-oriented world.

  • Core curriculum covers:
    • legal research and writing skills
    • how to prepare legal documents for specific areas of law
    • interviewing techniques
    • trial preparation and organization
    • civil procedures
    • family and tort law
    • probate and various civil procedures  

Our Faculty

  • All paralegal courses are taught by attorneys
  • Use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Akron Advantage

Real-world Experience

Enhance your classroom studies through the program’s 180-hour internship to gain valuable experience working in a private law office, government office or a court as a professional legal assistant.

Paralegal Student Organizations 

Interact with other paralegal students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:

  • Paralegal Student Association
  • Pre-Law Club
  • Politics Club

Sample Curriculum


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