This program is designed for prospective students who wish to seek immediate employment in the legal field. It will also assist individuals already employed in the legal profession desiring advancement. Graduates will possess the skills needed for employment as a paralegal/legal assistant. A Legal/Paralegal assistant supports attorneys with legal research, drafts documents and motions that are filed in court, interviews clients and witnesses, manages cases, and is involved in the gathering of evidence and the litigation procedure. They are also involved in trial assistance and other dispute resolution processes, as well as with the preparation of real estate documents, probate, contracts, corporate matters and law office investigation. FNC awards an Associate of Science degree upon graduation.