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Legal Assistant Program - Lamar State College

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Lamar State College
Legal Assistant Program
1500 Procter
P.O. Box 310
Arthur, Texas

Telephone: 409.983.4921
Fax: 409.984.6000

Associate Degree


Lamar State College is a public two-year college that was established in the year 1909. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. It is also approved by the Texas Education Agency for the training of veterans.

The financial aid department assists students in securing financial aid such as federal and State packages. The faculty members are professionally qualified and experts in their respective fields. Students can avail of peer tutoring services free of charge to the students.

It offers an Associate of Applied Science Legal Assistant Degree. The successful graduates can find employment with private law offices, corporations, government offices and private agencies. They are trained to work under the supervision of attorneys and to assist attorneys in preparing documents, interviewing clients, analyzing case facts and conducting research etc.

The course curriculum includes Composition, College Algebra or College Math, Legal & Social Environment of Business, Introduction to Computers, Business English, Introduction to Law & Legal Professions, Principles of Accounting I, Humanities/Fine Arts Elective, Introduction to Word Processing, Real Property, Civil Litigation, Family Law, Human Relations, Wills, Trusts and Probate, Legal Research and Writing, Criminal Law and Procedure, Academic Elective, Social/Behavioral Science elective, Torts and Personal Injury, Law, Interviewing and Investigating, Paralegal/Legal Assistant Internship, Advanced Legal Document Preparation.


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