2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Legal Paraprofessional Certificate

Progression Plan - Legal Paraprofessional Certificate 


The Legal Paraprofessional Certificate is designed to meet the educational requirements for students to be eligible to become licensed Legal Paraprofessionals, as well as to provide a robust course of study for those already having a Bachelor's or Associates Degree and who desire to obtain positions as Paralegals in the legal and business world.

Credit Hours Required: 24


Select one Legal Paraprofessional Concentration and complete the requirements (3 credits)

Civil Practice

Family Law

Administrative Law

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Legal Paraprofessional Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate analytical and judgment abilities as a legal professional.
  2. Apply knowledge and understanding of substantive law and legal principles in one or more areas of practice.
  3. Produce legal documents that meet professional standards, reflect accurate legal research, and are in correct format.
  4. Act in a professional manner consistent with applicable ethical standards.
  5. Demonstrate proficiency using software and technology available to the legal profession.