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Paralegal

With Meditec's Paralegal program, you will develop the skills necessary to succeed as a paralegal or legal assistant. We consult with industry experts to ensure you learn everything needed to excel in your chosen path.

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Why Paralegal?

A paralegal career is a good fit for those interested in grammar, legal terminology, typing, listening, analyzing data, researching, writing documents, and continual learning. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for paralegals and legal assistants was $46,680 a year in 2010. Paralegals are employed in various organizations, such as

  • Law firms
  • Corporate legal departments
  • Government agencies

Organizations need specialized employees to help lawyers prepare for hearings, trials, and corporate meetings. These employees perform a variety of tasks from conducting legal research to drafting documents. Since these invaluable employees are needed to keep legal costs down, the growth outlook is this field is good.

Become a Paralegal Online

With Meditec’s Paralegal program, you will develop the skills necessary to succeed as a paralegal or legal assistant. We consult with industry experts to ensure you learn everything needed to excel in your chosen path. Our online courses will teach you

  • Research and citation skills
  • Contracts, sales, and agency law
  • Grammar skills
  • How to transcribe dictation
  • Legal document creation

The program takes about 12 months to complete, assuming you study approximately 18 hours a week. Once you pass all your courses, you will receive a certificate of completion and be ready to begin your career as paralegal or legal assistant.

Paralegal Courses

Course Clock Hours
Paralegal and Legal Assistant: Basics 100 HRS
Paralegal and Legal Assistant: Specialties 300 HRS
Business Law 30 HRS
Business Math 30 HRS
Paralegal and Legal Assistant: Citation Workbook 50 HRS
Paralegal and Legal Assistant: Using Computers in the Law Office 300 HRS
Office Procedures Level 1 30 HRS
Office Procedures Level 2 30 HRS
Legal Transcription I 40 HRS
Legal Transcription II 40 HRS

  Total 950 HRS

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