Paralegals (Legal Assistants) play an important role in assisting attorneys to provide affordable legal services.
- Although paralegals cannot practice law, our American Bar Association-approved Paralegal Program will provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge and practical experiences to prepare you for your new profession as a Paralegal.
- Licensed Colorado attorneys or Colorado paralegals with extensive experience teach all courses.
Whether you are a first-time college student, returning to college to establish a new career path, or want to update your skills, one of our course options (below) will fit your needs:
- Certificate Program (36 semester hours) - designed for persons with an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of General Studies degree, Baccalaureate degree, or at least five years of law-related work experience that may be substituted for the degree requirement.
- Associate of Applied Science degree (60 semester hours) - designed for individuals who do not meet the educational or work experience required for the Certificate Program.
The Paralegal Program has been approved by the American Bar Association since 1977. The approval process ensures that the program complies with the high academic standards of the American Bar Association. If you have questions about the approval process, the American Bar Association may be reached at 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60610, 312.988.5000.