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.

Memberships

Member, San Francisco Paralegal Association

SFPA JPEG

 

WHAT COURSES SHOULD YOU TAKE AND WHEN?

 Roadmap

Fall 2021 Courses

 

Due to COVID-19, all Fall 2021 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 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies

CRN: 23308, Professor Graham
Online, 08/30/2021 - 12/21/2021

PLGL 33 - Computer Application & E-Discovery

CRN: 23449, Professor TBD
Online - Mondays 6:30-8:20 pm, 09/20/2021 - 12/21/2021

PLGL 35 - Advanced Legal Writing & Research

CRN: 23450, Professor Lerner
Online - Wednesdays 1:30-2:45 pm, 08/30/2021 - 12/21/2021

PLGL 37 - Tort Law

CRN: 23451, Professor Graham
Online, 09/07/2021 - 12/21/2021

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* 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

Palvir Shoker, Esq.
Adjunct Faculty

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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