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Paralegal Studies

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PARALEGAL STUDIES

Big Red at Justice Center - Relaxing Before Court

PARALEGAL STUDIES

Big Red at Justice Center - Getting Ready for Court

PARALEGAL STUDIES

Big Red in Court

PARALEGAL STUDIES

Big Red won his case in court!

PARALEGAL STUDIES

PROGRAM OPTIONS

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (AA)

The Associate of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies requires a minimum of 66 credit hours and is designed to be completed in four semesters/two years of full-time enrollment. 

BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA)

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and is designed to be completed in eight semesters/four years of full-time enrollment.  No minor is required. 


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DISCLAIMER

Time to degree as outlined herein for each Program may be affected by enrollment in courses each semester.


PRACTICE RESTRICTIONS

Paralegals shall not engage in the unauthorized practice of law as proscribed by Kentucky law and the Supreme Court Rules (SCR 3.130 [5.5]) and must be appropriately supervised by a lawyer to ensure the paralegal’s conduct is compatible with the professional and ethical standards of the practice (SCR 3.130 (5.3]).


Both the AA and BA Paralegal Program Options are approved by the American Bar Association. 



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Program Curriculum (AA) 

Program Curriculum (BA)

Admission Requirements (AA)

Admission Requirements (BA)

Graduation Requirements

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 Paralegal Studies 

School of Professional Studies 

Tate Page Hall, 256 
1906 College Heights Blvd. #41086 
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1086 
 
Phone: (270) 780-2539 
Fax:      (270) 745-2011 

Julie Shadoan, J.D. 

Professor 

Paralegal Studies Advisor

Julie Shadoan, J.D.


Jennifer Brinkley, J.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor

Paralegal Studies Advisor

Jennifer Brinkley, J.D.


 

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