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EKU Online Paralegal Program Named Among Top 10 by Affordable Colleges Online

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The EKU Online bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies ranks #8 among Best Online Legal Studies Degrees according to Affordable Colleges Online.

EKU Receives Another Top 10 Ranking for Best Online Paralegal Degree

In its recently released list of 2018 Top Online Paralegal Programs, Paralegal 411 named EKU Online among the nation’s best degree providers. Eastern Kentucky University ranked # 8, and it was one of only three programs in the top 10 approved by the American Bar Association.

Three questions to ask in a paralegal job interview

Job interviews are stressful. It isn’t easy to sum up—in a single conversation—how all of your hard work, preparation and experiences make you the right fit for the position you are interviewing for.  

EKU Rates Top 40 Among Best Paralegal Schools

The Community for Accredited Online Schools has ranked Eastern Kentucky University’s online paralegal studies program No. 40 on their list of “Best Paralegal Schools” among 4-year institutions. EKU was the highest rated Kentucky school on the list.

EKU Student Working to Finish the Degree He Began in the 1970s

EKU Online Paralegal Student Tony Chisholm

Tony Chisholm first enrolled at EKU in 1978. He joined the army and spent a few years working on his degree intermittently, before moving across the country when he met his wife.

Managing Client Confidentiality in the Digital Age

One of a paralegals most important roles is to maintain client confidentiality and help to secure the attorney-client privilege.

New technologies have provided more convenient and accessible ways to facilitate communication. As a result, client information has become more readily available with the digital age.

What is justified use of force?

Justified use of force is a term used to describe a number of affirmative defenses that argue a fact or set of facts, other than those alleged by a plaintiff and if proven by the defendant, diminishes the legal consequences of a defendant's otherwise illegal action. These defenses are varied and typically involve the protection of yourself, other people and property from harm.