Paralegal Studies A.A.S.


Your due diligence for success

Prepare for a career as a paralegal or legal assistant with Nashville State’s Paralegal Studies Associate of Applied Science degree program. Gain the skills for career success with a foundation in ethics, critical thinking, and solid general legal knowledge.

Become indispensable to employers.

Learn to draft legal documents under the direction of an attorney, use word processing and other law-related software, manage a law office, interview clients, perform investigative research, understand the organization of the court system, and have a working knowledge of substantive and procedural law.

As a paralegal, career options are not limited to a law office, but also include corporate legal departments, law schools, public and private agencies, and local, state, and federal government.

Note: The Paralegal Studies AAS degree program is not related to the Pre-Law AA/AS degree offered by Nashville State.

American Bar Association Approved

The Nashville State Paralegal Program is approved by the American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Paralegals (Approval Commission).

The Paralegal Studies program holds Institutional Membership in the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE).

Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.