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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Legal Studies/Paralegal Post-Baccalaureate Technical Diploma

Program Code 311101

Paralegals perform work under the supervision of a lawyer in a variety of settings – a private law firm, insurance company, corporation, bank, private business, legal clinic, government agency, legal aid office, law department, special interest group, public defender’s office, prosecutor’s office, service company, or consulting firm. The Paralegal program is approved by the American Bar Association and is also a member of the American Association for Paralegal Education. Paralegals are not authorized to provide legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.

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This program is offered at:

Green Bay

Follow Your Path

Bachelor's degree graduates can continue their path with this technical diploma.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution (transcript to be submitted with enrollment form).
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Windows proficiently.
Curriculum
Curriculum: The Paralegal Post Baccalaureate Technical Diploma is offered in the day and in the evening. Students following the study plan below will complete the Technical Diploma in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
OR
Semester Total
19
Second Semester
OR
Semester Total
18
Total Credits
37

Students must take 2 of 4 Selective Courses:

10-110-122
Creditor/Debtor Relations
3
10-110-115
Administrative Law
3
10-110-103
Civil Trial Advocacy
3
10-110-162
International Law & Immigration
3

Curriculum Note: The American Bar Association (ABA) requires each learner to take a minimum of four legal specialty courses in a live, synchronous "real time" format (face-to-face).

+ A grade of "C" or better must be achieved in 10-110-101 Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics in order to continue enrollment beyond the first term in any 10-110-xxx course for which 10-110-101 is designated as a co-requisite.

The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.

Course Descriptions