Paralegal/Legal Assistant Program

ABA Approved. Fully Online. Taught by Attorneys.

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After registering for an open house, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. These open houses will showcase this profession, which offers a wide-open job market and excellent income potential. A Q&A session with Ms. Becky Hougesen Walters, Paralegal Studies and Criminal Justice Program Coordinator will be included.

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For more information, please contact Ms. Walters

Thinking about a program elsewhere? Not all Legal Office Assistant programs are created equal.

SSC is the only community college in the South Suburban Chicago region that is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is also an institutional member of the American Association for Paralegal Education. Our program has been recognized by the Illinois State Bar Association in the September 2021 ISBA article, “The Problem Solving Court Boom”*.

* Reprinted with permission of the Illinois Bar Journal, Vol. 110 #9, September 2022. Copyright by the Illinois State Bar Association.

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