The Paralegal Program at Cañada College was developed in cooperation with the San Mateo County Bar Association and the San Mateo County Legal Secretaries Association to train personnel to assist attorneys in both civil and criminal matters. Instruction centers on assisting the attorneys in interviewing clients and preparing legal documents. Courses must be evaluated by a letter grade, not by the Pass grade.
|Selective courses, choose a minimum of 9 units from the following:||Units|
|BUS. 201||Business Law||3 units|
|LEGL 251||Torts||3 units|
|LEGL 254||Family Law||3 units|
|LEGL 260||Advanced Legal Research and Writing||3 units|
|LEGL 263||Intellectual Property Law||3 units|
|LEGL 264||Contracts||3 units|
|LEGL 267||Animal Law||3 units|
|LEGL 272||Immigration Law||3 units|
|LEGL 276||Electronic Litigation and Investigation||3 units|
|LEGL 672||Cooperative Education: Internship||1 - 3 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.