Cerritos College – Paralegal Department

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Paralegal Department’s Web Page

Thank you for visiting our web site. We are very excited to offer you an outstanding Paralegal Program that is approved by the American Bar Association. We have an excellent staff of instructors who will prepare you for the legal field.

We also offer internship opportunities with more than 50 legal locations that welcome your services.

THIS PROGRAM IS APPROVED BY THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Upon Completion of this Program You May Qualify for the following:

Certificate of Achievement

Associate of Arts Degree in Paralegal

The Legal Minor does not prepare students for a career as a Paralegal. The Legal Minor is not approved by the American Bar Association.

“Paralegal” means a person who holds himself or herself out to be a paralegal, who is qualified by education, training, or work experience, who either contracts with or is employed by an attorney, law firm, corporation, government agency, or other entity, and who performs substantial legal work under the direction and supervision of an active member of the State Bar of California. A paralegal shall not provide legal advice or engage in conduct that constitutes the unauthorized practice of law. (Business Professions Code Section 6450)

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