The Legal Assistant Technology curriculum offered through Trinity Valley Community College is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to work under the general direction of attorneys to assist them in completion of legal tasks. Students completing this program will be able to prepare complaints, motions, subpoenas, billing forms, and will be well-prepared for a career as a legal assistant.
According to the most recent U. S. Departmentt of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of paralegals and legal assistants is expected to grow by 15 percent from 2016 to 2026. The following video provides information on Legal Assistant careers in the State of Texas. This video was produced by the Texas Genuine project whose Web site provides information on workforce careers.
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For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.