CALS' mission is to provide students with the skills, and practical and ethical knowledge necessary to excel as paralegals and meet the needs of the legal, governmental, and corporate communities.
- Offer the opportunity to students, through practical education, to meet their professional goals and the legal industry's requirements.
- Prepare graduates to assist in the effective delivery of legal services and contribute to the advancement of the profession via exposure to paralegal associations and employment opportunities.
- Emphasize ethical standards set forth by the legal and paralegal professions, including an understanding of the seriousness of the unauthorized practice of law.
- Strive for excellence through education in order to assist the profession in making legal services available to all sectors of society.