Online Associate of Arts Degree in
Keiser College has developed a Paralegal program that trains students
to handle most of the challenging tasks formerly handled solely by
lawyers. A Paralegal, sometimes called Legal Assistant or Lawyer's
Assistant, is supervised by an attorney and assists attorneys with legal
research, drafts documents and motions which are filed in court,
interviews clients and witnesses, manages cases, and is involved in the
gathering of evidence and the litigation procedure. Paralegals are also
often involved in trial assistance and other dispute resolution
processes, as well as with the preparation of real estate documents,
probate, contracts, corporate matters and law office investigation.
Short of advising clients, making legal decisions, and representing
clients in a court of law.