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Paralegal Studies

The Paralegal Studies Program offers a 24 academic-unit certificate intended to prepare students for employment as a paralegal for various legal sectors. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of the paralegal profession to enhance the ability to reason, understand and apply correct principles of law by teaching analytical and critical thinking skills.

The program is taught by attorneys and paralegals who have practical experience in the field and satisfies all educational requirements required by California law. As such, you will gain the legal knowledge and skills to land a paralegal job in any state.

 

Summer 2020 Courses

 

Due to COVID-19, all Summer 2020 Courses will be offered fully online. The following courses are available for you to register in today, don't wait!! Log on to your Class-Web to see additional details and register with the CRN.

 

PLGL 30 - Intro to Paralegal Studies
CRN: 10885, Professor Graham
Online, 6/15/2020 - 8/06/20

PLGL 32 - Litigation and Civil Procedure
CRN: 10898, Professor Graham
Online, 6/15/20 - 8/06/20

PLGL 38 - Criminal Law and Procedure
CRN: 10899, Professor Mackey 
Online, 6/15/20 - 8/06/20

 

 Paralegal/ADMJ Summer 2020 Courses

* Please see Chabot College Administration of Justice webpage for information regarding ADMJ courses.

 

Program Curriculum

 
Contact Us

Cheryl Mackey, Esq.
Department Chair/Faculty
Phone 510.723.6973
Email cmackey@chabotcollege.edu
Building & room Building 400, room 402J - 1st fl

Jessica Graham, Esq.
Adjunct Faculty
Email jkgraham@chabotcollege.edu
Building & room Building 400, 1st fl

Sunny Lerner, Esq.
Adjunct Faculty
Email slerner@chabotcollege.edu
Building & room Building 400, 1st fl

 

Career Outlook


SalaryMedian annual salary
$58,287

 
 

Employment growthJob Growth
18%

Career Paths


  • Corporate Paralegal
  • Litigation Paralegal
  • Discovery Paralegal
  • Legal Analyst
  • Legal Support Specialist
  • Legal Assistant
  • Law/Court Clerks
  • Litigation Clerk