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Introduction to Law and Ethics
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Civil Procedure
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Legal Research and Writing
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Criminal Law and Procedure
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Criminal Law and Procedure
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Career Planning at Fremont College

Fremont College takes a one on one approach to career planning. Each student has access to Career Development team on day one of their studies and is encouraged to meet with them once a term. Career planning is individualized and tailored to the needs of every student.

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Our Paralegal Employers
Train for a rewarding career as a Paralegal

You want a career that is stable and rewarding. You have an interest in law, excellent research skills, and pay close attention to detail. You have the ability to be objective, communicate clearly and precisely, and work well under pressure. If this sounds like you, the Paralegal Studies program at Fremont College is a great choice, and one of only 29 Paralegal programs in California that is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA). Our fast paced Paralegal program allows you to get your paralegal certificate in just 15 months.

Some of our program highlights include:
* Program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA)
* Over 80,000 new job openings between 2014 and 2024 *
* Learn about civil procedure, criminal law, family law, and employment law
* Earn a Paralegal degree (Associates of Arts Degree) from an accredited college in 15 months
* Work as a Paralegal, Law Clerk, or Litigation Support Analyst

If you're ready to fast track you education and earn your ABA paralegal certification, fill out our form right now to speak with one of our admissions mentors.
* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Are Paralegals in Demand?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be over 80,000 Paralegal job openings between 2014 and 2024.

* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Important Qualities of a Paralegal
Communication Skills

Paralegals must be able to document and present their research and related information to their supervising attorney.

Computer
Skills

Paralegals need to be familiar with using computers for legal research and litigation support. They also use computer programs for organizing and maintaining important documents.

Interpersonal Skills

Paralegals spend most of their time working with clients and other profes-
sionals, and must be able to develop good relation-
ships. They must make clients feel comfortable sharing personal informa-
tion related to their cases.

Organizational Skills

Paralegals may be responsible for many cases at one time. They must adapt quickly to changing deadlines.

Research
Skills

Paralegals need good research and investigative skills to conduct legal research.

What Do Paralegals Do?

  • Conduct research on relevant law, regulations, and legal articles
  • Investigate the facts of a case
  • Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as contracts and mortgages
  • Gather evidence and legal documents for attorney review and case preparation
  • Write reports to help lawyers prepare for trials
  • Obtain affidavits and other formal statements that may be used as evidence in court

Where Do Paralegals Work?

  • Law firms
  • Corporate legal departments
  • Medical companies and hospitals
  • Real estate and title insurance companies
  • Federal, state and local government agencies
  • Non-governmental organizations

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

Fremont Difference

Our ABA-approved Paralegal program is designed to provide you with a thorough and comprehensive understanding of both the background and theory of the modern legal system while simultaneously putting your knowledge into practice.

At Fremont College, our accelerated program will allow you to earn an Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies in just a little over one year.

ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Program
Fremont College is one of only 29 ABA-approved Paralegal schools in California.
Accelerated Degree Program
Complete Fremont College’s Paralegal Studies program in just 15 months.
Mentoring From Expert Instructors
Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors, whose industry skills and work experience enhance the students' learning experience.
ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Program
Fremont College is one of only 29 ABA-approved Paralegal schools in California.
Accelerated Degree Program
Complete Fremont College’s Paralegal Studies program in just 15 months.
Mentoring From Expert Instructors
Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors, whose industry skills and work experience enhance the students' learning experience.
ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Program
Fremont College is one of only 29 ABA-approved Paralegal schools in California.
Accelerated Degree Program
Complete Fremont College’s Paralegal Studies program in just 15 months.
Mentoring From Expert Instructors
Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors, whose industry skills and work experience enhance the students' learning experience.
ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Program
Fremont College is one of only 29 ABA-approved Paralegal schools in California.
Accelerated Degree Program
Complete Fremont College’s Paralegal Studies program in just 15 months.
Mentoring From Expert Instructors
Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors, whose industry skills and work experience enhance the students' learning experience.
Essential Courses
  • Introduction to Law and Ethics
  • Civil Procedure
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Torts
  • Family Law
  • Advanced Legal Research and Writing
  • Legal Practice Technology
  • Real Property Law
  • Employment Law
  • Contracts
  • Business Organizations

Fremont College
18000 Studebaker Rd Suite 900A,
Cerritos, CA 90703
(800) 373-6668
info@fremont.edu