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A paralegal is a person qualified through education, training and work experience, who under direction and supervision of an attorney performs delegated legal work for the attorney or law firm which the attorney otherwise would perform. Although a paralegal is not licensed to practice law, he or she completes tasks traditionally performed by an attorney with the exceptions of giving legal advice, independently representing clients and any other unauthorized practice of law.

This American Bar Association approved program is designed for those considering employment as a paralegal who wish to update their professional development or for those already in the field.

Why earn your paralegal studies aas at salt lake community college?

Here are the Top 10.5 Reasons to choose Salt Lake Community College. Beyond that, Salt Lake Community College was named as the top Legal Studies school for Associate's Degrees in Utah by Course Advisor.

  • 1st in Best Legal Professions Associate's Degree Schools in Utah
  • 1st in Best Legal Support Services Associate's Degree Schools in Utah

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