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Paralegal Studies

Career Overview

Paralegals, working under the supervision of an attorney, help provide high quality, cost-effective legal services to the public or private sector.

Although paralegals cannot provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law, they are becoming an indispensable part of the legal team. Paralegals are engaged in an increasingly wide range of tasks, including assisting lawyers in civil and criminal trials and hearings, real estate closings, investigations, and corporate matters. 

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Questions

Do you have questions about the Paralegal Studies Program at College of DuPage? Let us know how we can help you.

Gainful Employment Information

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Contact Information


Sally N. Fairbank, Coordinator
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1471A, (630) 942-2955

Monica Miller, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1008
(630) 942-3074

Bev Carlson, Program Advising
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1443, (630) 942-2140

Business and Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592

Paralegal Info Session

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017
6 to 7:15 p.m.
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1429

ABA Approved

College of DuPage
Paralegal Studies Program
ABA-approved since 2010
Re-approved in 2013

COD Paralegal LEX Honor Society

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Paralegal LEX Honor Society

The Paralegal Club is a student-run organization whose aim is to unite COD paralegal students in an environment where they can discuss current issues and events in the paralegal field.

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