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Paralegal Studies

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Paralegal Studies curriculum is designed to provide an individual working under the direction and supervision of a lawyer with a sufficient level of knowledge, understanding, and proficiency to perform tasks in meeting the needs of clients. A paralegal will have a basic understanding of the general process of American law and will have the knowledge and proficiency to perform specific tasks under the supervision of a lawyer in the fields of criminal and civil law.

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Deborah Yancey
Assistant Professor, Business Management
dyancey@virginiawestern.edu
540-857-7986 | Webber 214

A.S. - Virginia Western Community College, 1998
B.A. - Radford University, 2000
M.B.A. - Averett University, 2003

School of Business, Technology & Trades

540-857-7272
Webber 305

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