Paralegal Studies

  • online

University of Maine at Augusta
UMA’s Justice Studies Program offers a 21-credit hour postgraduate certificate in paralegal studies. After completing the certificate, a student will be able to:

  • articulate a clear model of professionalism as a paralegal and be familiar with the ethical rules of the profession
  • find, cite and analyze statutes, regulations, rules, and cases with regard to their authority and applicability
  • manage complex information from other legal sources including the Registries of Deeds and Probate and Bankruptcy Court
  • articulate a legal argument; summarize a deposition; draft an interrogatory and investigate facts as directed
  • seek employment as a paralegal or employee with law-related training in public and private agencies

Program checksheet.

For more information, please contact program coordinator:

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