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Paralegal

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UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW (UPL) STATEMENT: Paralegals work under the supervision of a licensed attorney and are not authorized to practice law in South Carolina (S.C. Code Ann. § 40-5-310 (1976)). 

Program Goals:

  • Provide a well-rounded program of education for students who wish to seek employment as paralegals in a variety of settings.
  • Provide students with the knowledge, skills, and understanding of legal ethics necessary to work under the supervision of attorneys to assist in the delivery of legal services.

Objectives 

  • Prepare students to apply principles of legal ethics. 
  • Prepare students to draft legal documents. 
  • Prepare students to perform legal research. 
  • Prepare students to enter legal profession as entry-level paralegal.   

Associate Degree 

Paralegal

Certificate 

Paralegal

Gainful Employment Disclosures 

Paralegal Certificate

 

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