Keiser University offers an associate degree in paralegal studies - online. Train to become an essential and vital part of any legal team. A paralegal or legal, or law assistant is supervised by an attorney and drafts documents and motions which are filed in court, interviews clients and witnesses, manages cases and gathers evidence and legal research. Students will study and become adept in legal research, writing analysis, the interviewing of clients and witnesses, fact gathering, summarizing trial evidence, estate administration, and property transfer. Students will also learn to form corporations and partnerships, conduct and participate in real estate closings, draft leases, examine mortgages, handle landlord/tenant relations, draft contracts, partake of product liability and personal injury cases, as well as participate in other civil and criminal cases. Paralegals usually work with private law firms, corporate law departments, banks, government agencies (local, state, and federal), title companies, law enforcement agencies, and prosecutors.