Wednesday – May 24, 2017
Downtown Milwaukee Campus
With coursework focused on the practical aspects of law, this program provides a broad background and prepares students to work as a paralegal in the legal community, in government, or in business and industry.
Classes are offered face to face at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus. Selected courses are offered at the outlying campuses via interactive television. Online classes are available; at least 10 credits of legal specialty (PLEGAL) courses must be taken via face-to-face instruction. The program is approved by the American Bar Association.
Career Outlook: Typical job duties include conducting client interviews, obtaining case information, performing legal research, preparing and filing legal documents and court papers, and providing general assistance to attorneys. Paralegals are required to work under the supervision of an attorney to avoid the unauthorized practice of law.
Program Code: 10-110-1
Start Dates: August/January/June
Career Cluster: Law, Public Safety & Security