Amarillo College delivers Associate Degree and Certificate programs that enrich lives, inspire success, and provide an outstanding academic foundation.
AC students have success whether they are looking to immediately enter the workforce or proceed to a university.
Everything you need to achieve success is within easy reach at Amarillo College, including a team of enthusiastic faculty and
staff who are fully committed to helping you realize your dreams.
Nothing takes precedence at AC over your success.
Your success is our sole purpose. Take advantage of scholarships,
join an organization, or look for study abroad opportunities that few other community colleges offer.
Be your best self at Amarillo College.
Amarillo College is the most-affordable choice for quality higher education in the
Panhandle and offers many ways to support your financial investment.
From corporate training opportunities to personal enrichment classes geared to every age group,
the Continuing Education Division is a community resource true to its purpose.
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A paralegal (or legal assistant) is a person qualified by education, training, or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity, who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work, for which a lawyer is responsible. (American Bar Association and National Association of Legal Assistants)
Paralegal students learn to perform substantive legal work that requires extensive knowledge of legal concepts. A paralegals primary duties are document management, client relations, and legal research. Other tasks include:
One of the most interesting aspects of the paralegal profession is you will work for many different clients on a wide variety of projects. While attorneys assume the ultimate responsibility for legal work, they seek the assistance of paralegals in all phases of case management and trial preparation.
Paralegals pursue careers with:
Paralegals are prohibited from providing legal services to the public except as permitted by law.It is considered the Unauthorized Practice of Law for a paralegal to engage in any of the following activities: