SOUTH HOLLAND, IL - South Suburban College will be hosting an Open House for its Paralegal Program on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, from 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m. in Room 5190 at the University & College Center in Oak Forest. The Open House is targeted for individuals interested in learning about one of the nation's fastest-growing occupations. Information will be provided about SSC's paralegal/legal assistant curriculum, including the AAS Degree and certificate programs.
SSC has the only ABA approved paralegal program in the south suburban Chicago area, giving graduates a huge advantage when entering the workplace. The college also requires that all of the instructors in the program are lawyers or judges to ensure the quality of instruction. The curriculum prepares students to work in a variety of legal environments including civil and criminal litigation, insurance, banking, public and governmental agencies, law offices and corporate legal departments. Emphasis is placed on the development of core skills in: legal research and writing techniques, including compilation and analysis of data; understanding legal vocabulary, law office technology; and preparation of legal documents.
While the majority of the Paralegal classes are offered at the University & College Center, conveniently located at 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue in Oak Forest, some classes are offered online and some are offered at the Main Campus in South Holland.
For more information, please contact Ron Kawanna Jr., Dean of Legal Studies, at (708) 225-5807, RKawanna@ssc.edu . For information on all upcoming open houses at SSC, please visit www.ssc.edu .