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A Major in Paralegal


Description of Major 

This major educates students about legal research and analysis, drafting legal documents, interviewing and fact gathering where students will have the opportunity to learn through practical application.
      

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in law firms, businesses, insurance companies, financial institutions, public agencies, title companies and government offices. A variety of jobs are available for paralegal graduates, including:



Appraiser                                        Arbitrator
Attorney Auditor                                            
Author Bar Association Administrator
Bar Examiner Bookkeeper                                 
Claims Examiner Community Aide                         
Compliance and Enforcement Inspector Conflicts Analyst
Contract Writer Corrections Officer
Court Administrator Court Clerk                           
Demonstrative Evidence Specialist Developer of Trial Visual Aids
Director of Client Development Editor
Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist Evidence Technician
Fingerprint Technician Fundraiser
Insurance Broker                         Insurance Claim Adjuster
Investigator Judge
Jury Consultant Law Clerk                                   
Law Librarian Legal Recruiter
Legal Secretary Legal Software Representative
Legislative Analyst Legislative Assistant
Litigation Assistant Lobbyist
Mediator                                          Paralegal                                   
Paralegal Instructor Paralegal Manager
Paralegal School Administrator Parole Officer
Patent Agent Politician
Professor Real Estate Agent                  
Researcher Securities Analyst
Securities Compliance Officer Social Worker                          
Tax Preparer Title Examiner
Trust Officer