Paralegal Studies to Host Legal Career Information Fair

#1321 | October 19, 2012

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College’s Paralegal Studies department will host a Legal Career Information Fair that is open to the public from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 at the College’s Savannah Campus (5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, 31405) in the Academic Commons Building, Room B126.

    The legal career information fair will provide networking opportunities for anyone interested in a legal career. Representatives from Georgia Legal Services, Savannah’s Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA), the Public Defender’s Office and the Southeastern Association of Legal Assistants will be available to answer questions.

    Prospective students will have an opportunity to not only learn more about a legal career, but to also meet with an advisor and sign up for spring advisement/registration. Professional development training will be available as well.

    The Paralegal Studies program is a sequence of courses preparing students for a career in the paralegal profession. The knowledge and skills emphasized in the Paralegal Studies program include ethical obligations; research in state and federal law; legal correspondence preparation; family law matters; basic concepts of real property law; criminal law and procedure; civil litigation; substantive contract law; wills, trusts and probate. Paralegals, also called legal assistants, work closely with attorneys, judges, prosecutors or public defenders. Graduates receive a Paralegal Studies Associate of Applied Technology degree. Contact Paralegal Studies Department Head Debra R. Geiger at 912.443.5715 or for more information.


Paralegal Studies:
Department Head Debra R. Geiger

Media Contact:
Amy Shaffer, APR

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

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