Diploma in Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

Course Description

The paralegal profession is one of the fastest growing professions with many Legal Assistants now being employed by private law firms, corporate legal departments, insurance companies, real estate firms and some banks.

Paralegals typically assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services including:

  • Conducting client interviews
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Statistical research
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Attending the execution of wills
  • Real estate closings
  • Depositions
  • Attending court, hearings and trials with the attorney

Taught by certified lawyers, this diploma program is designed to prepare the student for all aspects of providing paralegal support for various job requirements of the profession in the Bahamian legal system

Target Audience

Students pursuing the following career roles: Paralegals; Legal Secretary; Legal Assistant; Law Clerk and Legal Research Assistant

Prerequisites

High School Diploma

Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date
B4-103 Paralegal Studies

 

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