PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers a curriculum, which is approved by the American Bar Association, provides students with a background in law as practiced in legal offices and trains them to prepare documents such as probate forms, title searches and closing statements, pleadings and discovery proceedings, legal memoranda, and corporate minutes and filings. Skilled use of the English language is essential and a high level of verbal competence is required for completion of the curriculum. Knowledge of word processing software packages is strongly recommended. The certificate program is designed to serve students with either an Associate's or Bachelor's degree seeking a career-oriented education which upon satisfactory completion will enable them to enter the job market. Call for more detailed information.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaTown of Brookhaven, New York; Selden, New York; Suffolk County, New York
 
Client Information
EligibilityThe minimum requirement for admission to the program is an associate's degree (Bachelor of Arts is desirable) with a minimum of 18 liberal arts credits. The program coordinator may make exceptions to the degree requirement for those students who do not hold a bachelor's or associate's degree but who have demonstrated no less than five years of satisfactory paraprofessional experience in law firms, corporate legal departments or city/town corporation counsel offices and provide letters of recommendation from employers who are members of the Bar attesting to the applicant's suitability.
 
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1533 College Road
Physical Site City, State, ZipSelden, NY 11784
Mailing Address 1533 College Road
Mailing City, State, ZipSelden, NY 11784
Main Phone(631)451-4000 Ammerman Campus; (631)548-2500 Eastern Campus; (631)851-6700 Grant Campus
Web Addresswww.sunysuffolk.edu
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJul19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
This Program: PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Affiliated Services: PARALEGAL STUDIES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM