Paralegal Studies in Pittsfield
The paralegal is a critical member of the legal support team. Paralegals are responsible for conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, maintaining legal files, and interacting with clients as well as providing critical administrative support in the office. The program introduces students to the essential computer applications necessary to the legal field.
The Paralegal Studies certificate program prepares students with the skills necessary to seek entry-level positions in law offices, title/abstract companies, insurance companies, legal divisions of corporations, banks, and legal services companies.
Some courses may include:
- Principals of Digital Literacy
- Document Processing I
- Word Processing and Presentation Applications
- Spreadsheet and Database Applications
- Introduction to Paralegal Studies and Civil Litigation
- Family Law
- Business Law
- Legal Research & Writing