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  Endless Employment Possibilities

The Washington, DC, area offers tremendous job opportunities for paralegals. In additional to law firms, the federal government, local governments, corporations, banks, insurance companies, title companies, and many other organizations seek to hire talented, formally-trained individuals.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014–24 Edition, employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to fill 82,700 job openings through 2024. 

So if you are interested in a career that offers limitless possibilities and excellent starting salaries, find out more about our paralegal studies programs. The programs are offered at our Germantown and Takoma Park/Silver Spring campuses. Several of the courses can be taken online.

  Choose from three options:

  • Paralegal studies associate of applied science (AAS)
  • Paralegal studies certificate

    Learn from the best

Your professors are practicing attorneys and judges who have been chosen for their knowledge, experience, and effectiveness in an educational setting. You can be sure you are gaining top-notch legal education and skills.

  You will learn how to:

  • Describe the ethical responsibilities of members of the legal profession,
  • Explain the basic concepts and procedures of various areas of law within the U.S. legal system including the operation of the U.S. legal system.
  • Perform effective legal research utilizing traditional and digital research methodologies.
  • Communicate utilizing effective legal writing and oral communication skills
  • Draft and interpret various legal documents.
  • Utilize technologies currently associated with the modern practice of Jaw.
  • Describe the functions related to the operation and management of a modem law office.

 

  Who will benefit?

  • Individuals interested in a career in a law office as a paraprofessional
  • Legal secretaries employed in attorneys’ offices who wish to increase their skills for career advancement
  • Career changers seeking a professional career with excellent compensation
  • Future law students who wish to gain a competitive edge
    Questions please contact:
    Harry M. Singleton, Esq.

    Germantown: Rm. HS 245, Tel: 240-567-2143

    Takoma Park: Rm. P2-222, Tel: 240-567-1623

    harry.singleton@montgomerycollege.edu



     


Paralegals are prohibited by law from offering legal services directly to members of the public.

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