Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies

Are you looking for a fulfilling career in the legal profession? Lakewood College's  2 year Online Associate Degree in Paralegal may be a perfect fit!  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, this field is expected to grow by 28% through 2018.

Our accredited program will introduce you to important concepts in paralegal studies and is designed with the input of legal industry professionals, ensuring you receive an education with practical applications and a high standard of quality! Emphasis is placed on the development of legal office skills such as case management, legal research, discovery, docketing, drafting, and analyzing legal documents, and alternative dispute resolution. Further, concentration on critical thinking and decision making, human relations, and communications coupled with general education classes is designed to produce well-qualified legal assistants. Studying online allows you to be part of an active and lively international community, sharing and networking with peers and dedicated faculty. You'll also have your own Success Coach! Someone who will advise you every step of the way!

As a graduate, you'll be confident and prepared for a great future which may include specialization in areas such as litigation, real estate, tax law, corporate law, labour law, probate law, bankruptcy law, intellectual property law, family law, environmental law, immigration law and more. You'll be eligible to take the voluntary certified legal assistant examination administered by the National Association of Legal Assistants.

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Lakewood College

2231 North Taylor Road
Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44112


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