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Legal professionals, such as paralegals and legal assistants, work for attorneys by assisting with the preparation of criminal and civil cases, including interviewing clients, investigating facts, drafting legal documents, researching law, and assisting the attorney at trial.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Legal Studies degree program is designed to prepare graduates to seek employment in a variety of areas. Legal professionals work for attorneys in diverse areas such as family law, personal injury, criminal, international law, environmental law, employment law, and more.
Entry-level employment opportunities for program graduates can be found in a spectrum of workplaces, including: