TCC Paralegal Program
Virtual Information Session


Welcome

Welcome to this virtual information session for the Paralegal program here at Tacoma Community College. This information session is your first step in beginning the program.

To make sure you understand all the important steps in applying to the college and working in the Paralegal field, you must go through this document in its entirety. At the very end of some parts of the document, there will be a small quiz to make sure that you understand the items listed in that portion. Before you do any advising with the Paralegal faculty at TCC, we require you to complete this virtual information session.

How to use this document

This is a web-based document. As such, there is a lot of action going on here. You will notice at the top of the screen that you have some navigation options. If you click on the "Next" button, which can be found at the top and bottom of the document, it will take you to the next page.You will also see to the far left, an option to "print all." You are welcome to print as much of this information session that you need, but it is not necessary because it is available to you online at all times.

On the far left side of each page, when you hover over "Contents" it will show you the page numbers. If you click on any of the numbers, it will take you to that specific page. The left side bar also includes a box that has the title "On this Page." This is a listing of all material on the page. You can click on any of the headings to jump to that section.

You should NOT skip around and pick and choose the information you read; you should go through every page to be sure you are getting all of the required information. The option to navigate to a specific page allows you to go back and revisit a specific topic.

At the bottom of EACH PAGE you will have a short quiz. There are a total of 8 questions and you must answer all of them. At the end of each question click "Check Answers," and then go back to see the answers. At the end of this Information Session, if you have answered the quiz questions with 80% accuracy, you will be prompted to print out a "Certificate of Completion."  The certificate is your ticket into an advising session with the Paralegal program chair. To get an advising appointment, you must have your "Certificate of Completion" from this Information Session.

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The Paralegal Profession

Nature of the Work

Although lawyers assume ultimate responsibility for legal work, they often delegate many of their tasks to paralegals. In fact, paralegals—also called legal assistants—are continuing to assume new responsibilities in legal offices and perform many of the same tasks as lawyers. Nevertheless, they are explicitly prohibited from carrying out duties considered to be within the scope of practice of law, such as setting legal fees, giving legal advice, and presenting cases in court.

One of a paralegal's most important tasks is helping lawyers prepare for closings, hearings, trials, and corporate meetings. It may be the responsibility of the paralegals to investigate the facts of cases and ensure that all relevant information is considered. They also identify appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles, and other materials that are relevant to assigned cases. After they analyze and organize the information, paralegals may prepare written reports that attorneys use in determining how cases should be handled. If attorneys decide to file lawsuits on behalf of clients, paralegals may help prepare the legal arguments, draft pleadings and motions to be filed with the court, obtain affidavits, and assist attorneys during trials. Paralegals also organize and track files of all important case documents and make them available and easily accessible to attorneys.

In addition to this preparatory work, paralegals perform a number of other functions. For example, they help draft contracts, mortgages, and separation agreements. They also may assist in preparing tax returns, establishing trust funds, and planning estates. Some paralegals coordinate the activities of other law office employees and maintain financial office records.

Computer software packages and the Internet are used to search legal literature stored in computer databases and on CD-ROM. In litigation involving many supporting documents, paralegals usually use computer databases to retrieve, organize, and index various materials. Imaging software allows paralegals to scan documents directly into a database, while billing programs help them to track hours billed to clients. Computer software packages also are used to perform tax computations and explore the consequences of various tax strategies for clients.

Paralegals usually are given more responsibilities and require less supervision as they gain work experience. Experienced paralegals who work in large law firms, corporate legal departments, or government agencies may supervise and delegate assignments to other paralegals and clerical staff. Advancement opportunities also include promotion to managerial and other law-related positions within the firm or corporate legal department. However, some paralegals find it easier to move to another law firm when seeking increased responsibility or advancement.

Job Settings

Paralegals are found in all types of organizations, but most are employed by law firms, corporate legal departments, and various government offices. In these organizations, they can work in many different areas of the law, including litigation, personal injury, corporate law, criminal law, employee benefits, intellectual property, labor law, bankruptcy, immigration, family law, and real estate. As the law becomes more complex, paralegals become more specialized. Within specialties, functions are often broken down further. For example, paralegals specializing in labor law may concentrate exclusively on employee benefits. In small and medium-size law firms, duties are often more general.

Employment

Paralegals and legal assistants held about 263,800 jobs in 2008. Private law firms employed 71 percent; most of the remainder worked for corporate legal departments and various levels of government. Within the Federal Government, the U.S. Department of Justice is the largest employer, followed by the Social Security Administration and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. A small number of paralegals own their own businesses and work as freelance legal assistants, contracting their services to attorneys or corporate legal departments.

Job Outlook*

 Over the next decade, the number of jobs for paralegals is expected to double.

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Between 2007 and 2017, the number of jobs in this occupation is projected to increase 27.3%. It is estimated that there will be 162 openings annually due to new positions and 87 openings annually from workers leaving this occupation.

Wages*

In Washington, the average entry level wage for paralegals and legal assistants is $2,686 per month ($15.50 per hour). Half of all paralegals and legal assistants earn between $2,963 and $4,830 per month ($17.10 and $27.87 per hour).

Working for the State of Washington, a paralegal I with an associate degree from a paralegal program that has been approved by the American Bar Association earns from $3,377 to $4,429 per month.

Note: Wages for Washington State have been adjusted to reflect projections for 2009.

*Wage and Job Outlook Information for the local area were provided by WOIS/The Career Information System (http://www.wois.org/) Data Retrieved April 2010.

For more information please reference the United States Department of Labor at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos114.htm

 

                                                                                                                                

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We have provided you with information on the profession so that you can make an educated decision about joining the Paralegal program at TCC. If you are interested in finding out more please click "Next".

General Overview of the Paralegal Program

The Paralegal program prepares students to enter into the legal services field as specialists who will provide assistance to an attorney or other legal professional. The Paralegal program at Tacoma Community College is an Institutional Member of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) and American Bar Association (ABA) approved. The TCC Paralegal Program offers two options for those interested in pursuing a career in the legal services field, with both the Associate of Applied Sciences degree program and Paralegal Pro-Certificate option.

Our Program's Mission is:

To aid students in becoming ethical, top-quality paralegals with the knowledge, flexibility, analytical, interpersonal, communication, and other skills needed to excel and succeed in a diverse and ever-changing legal profession. 

Upon successful completion of the Associates in Applied Sciences Degree in Paralegal and the Paralegal Preferred Pro-Certificate, students should:

1. Recognize ethical issues that arise in a legal work environment and apply rules of professional conduct to resolve them .

2. Demonstrate oral and written skills that paralegals use on the job .

3. Apply basic principles of legal analysis.

4. Use computers and other technology for document production, law office management, and trial preparation.

5. Demonstrate sensitivity through adaptability and flexibility in working with a diverse group of people.

6. Manage multi-tasks while prioritizing them to meet deadlines.

 

Meet the Program

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Janet Olejar, Program Chair

Janet Olejar serves as Chair and Coordinator of the Paralegal program. In addition, she advises students, teaches a variety of courses, and supervises the internships. She earned her J.D. degree at the University of Washington Law School. Before law school, Janet was a teacher with experience teaching English in the public school system and the University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of The Paralegal Educator, the semi-annual magazine published by the American Association for Paralegal Education.

Instructors

The faculty of the program represent various aspects of the field and hold a high regard for its academic and professional integrity.

 

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Harry Boesche

Harry Boesche has been a TCC instructor for 6 years, and teaches courses including civil procedure, family law, and interviewing and investigation, as well as other subjects. Mr. Boesche is currently the lead prosecuting attorney for the City of Auburn. Prior to that, he worked for 7 years as an associate in a private firm handling civil litigation, municipal law, personal injury and landlord/tenant matters. Mr. Boesche holds law degrees from Seattle University and the University of Washington.

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Neli Espe

Neli Espe is a summa cum laude graduate of Seattle University School of Law. She has worked for a number of years in the area of business and employment and intellectual property law and has represented individuals, businesses, and government agencies in negotiations, arbitrations, civil trials and appeals.

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Todd Howard

Todd Howard's practice focus is in the areas of Family, Criminal, and Business Law.  Prior to entering law, he held a variety of corporate sales management positions.  Todd's undergraduate degree is in computer science.  Additionally, he holds a MBA and JD from Washington University and Seattle University respectively. Todd teaches the entry and advance legal writing and research classes at Tacoma CC.

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Arlene Joe

Arlene Joe is an attorney with a solo practice in family law, guardianship, and estate planning. Arlene was born and raised in California, where she completed her undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley and a graduate degree in public health at San Jose State University. Arlene has been involved in a variety of community organizing efforts, including HIV education, cancer control, workplace wellness, and pregnancy care in both the San Francisco Bay Area and in Olympia. She graduated from Seattle University's School of Law in 2004. Arlene loves her work because it affects lives, hopefully for the better.

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Jonathan Kaiser

Jonathan Kaiser's law office is located in Gig Harbor where he focuses on general business and real property practice. Jonathan is a graduate of Western Washington University, B.S. ; the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University), J.D.; and the University of Washington School of Law, L.L.M. in Marine Affairs. Mr. Kaiser serves as chair arbitrator for FINRA Dispute Resolution (securities law) and is a commissioner for the Pierce County Boating Advisory Commission. As adjunct faculty for the Paralegal Program, Jonathan teaches courses in civil procedure, law office technology, and real property law.

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Rebekah O'Hara

Rebekah O'Hara received her J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law and her LL.M in Intellectual Law and Policy from the University of Washington School of Law. Rebekah was a torts tutor at Gonzaga University School of Law for two years and is currently an adjunct instructor for Tacoma Community College in the paralegal program. She currently  teaches Introduction to Civil Law and Contracts.   In the past, she has done pro bono work for JAMPAC, Center for Democracy and Technology, Access to Justice, Technology Bill of Rights and the Shidler Center as well as representing an array of clients in an income sensitive law clinic.  She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. She volunteers for Washington Lawyers for the Arts and is an attorney at the Department of Information Services, a Washington State agency dedicated to technology oversight and acquisitions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 Now that you have met the people behind the Paralegal program at TCC. Please click "Next" for further information regarding the curriculum and degree/certificate options.

Paralegal Program Curriculum

Associate of Applied Sciences Paralegal Degree Program Requirements

 The Paralegal Degree consists of 100 credits of instruction and can be completed in a two-year period.  Students who successfully complete this program will receive an Associate of Applied Sciences Degree in Paralegal Studies.

 

Core Required Courses—*Students must complete all 56 credits

Course #

Course Name

Credits

CU 105

Word I, Excel I

5

MO 106

Professional Document Production

2

PLST 149

Writing Basics for Paralegals

3

PLST 150

Paralegal Fundamentals and Ethics

5

PLST 151

Legal Research & Writing I

5

PLST 152

Intro to Civil Law

5

PLST 153

Civil Procedure I

5

PLST 154

Computer Applications in the Law

3

PLST 155

Health/Dealing with Stress

1

PLST 156

Criminal Procedures for Paralegals

5

PLST 232

Interviewing & Investigation

5

PLST 233

Internship I

 5

PLST 239

Transition Planning

1

PLST 251

Legal Research & Writing II

3

PLST 253

Civil Procedure II

3

 

General Education Requirements —*Students must complete all 35 credits

Course #

Course Name

Credits

ENGL 101

College Freshman Comp

5

 

Sociology or Psychology

5

 

Political Science or History

5

 

Natural Science on AA Distribution List*

5

 

Multicultural course on AA Distribution List

5

CMST& 220

Public Speaking

5

 

 

Math 90 or Business Math

5

*Note – ANTH 205 Biological Anthropology, BIOL 170, and BIOL 175 are the only natural science course that does not require MATH 90 as a prerequisite or that will accept BUS 110 as the math prerequisite.

Legal Specialty Elective Courses —*Students must complete 9 credits

Course #

Course Name

Credits

PLST 221

Family Law     

3

PLST 222

Probate/Estate Planning

3

PLST 223

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

3

PLST 224

Real Estate Law

3

PLST 225

Bankruptcy Law

3

PLST 226

Administrative Law

3

PLST 228

Employment Law

3

PLST 230

Business Organizations/Corporations

3

PLST 231

Contracts/Commercial Transactions

3

PLST 234

Internship II

5

PLST courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.       

 

Paralegal Pro-Certificate Program Requirements

The Paralegal Preferred Pro-Certificate consists of 55 credits of instruction and is designed to enhance the career potential of those planning to enter the paralegal profession.  This certificate program can lead to better placement, promotions, and salaries in the legal field. The Preferred Pro-Certificate is awarded to students who have completed an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree or a Bachelor of Arts degree and the 55 credits of paralegal certificate coursework.                       

*The Paralegal Preferred Pro-Certificate is awarded to students who have completed a Bachelor of Arts or Associate of Arts and Sciences degree and the 55 credits of paralegal certificate coursework.

 

Required Courses—*Students must complete all 52 credits

Course #

Course Name

 Credits

CU 105

Word I, Excel I

5

MO 106

Professional Document Production

2

PLST 150

Paralegal Fundamentals and Ethics

5

PLST

151

Legal Research & Writing I

5

PLST

152

Intro to Civil Law

5

PLST

153

Civil Procedure I

5

PLST

154

 Computer Applications in the Law

3

PLST

156

Criminal Procedure for Paralegals

5

PLST

232

Interviewing & Investigation

5

PLST

233

Internship I (*Prereq: ADLJ 150, Typing [OFF 106] or waiver test, and Computer Skills) 

5

PLST

239

Transition Planning

1

PLST

251

Legal Research & Writing II

3

PLST

253

Civil Procedure II

3

Recommended but not required: PLST 149, CU 108

 

Legal Specialty Elective Courses —*Students must complete 3 credits

Course #

Course Name

 Credits

PLST

221

Family Law     

3

PLST

222

Probate/Estate Planning

3

PLST

223

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

3

PLST

224

Real Estate Law

3

PLST

225

Bankruptcy Law

3

PLST

226

Administrative Law

3

PLST

228

Employment Law

3

PLST

230

Business Organization/Corporations

3

PLST

231

Contracts/Commercial Transactions

3

PLST

234

Internship II

5

          PLST courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 

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Based on the curriculum you see listed above, students will be required to use computers extensively during their course of study as well as in the profession. Click "Next" for further detail regarding computer requirements and technical support.

 

Computer Requirements

This program is a mixture of traditional, hybrid, and fully online courses, and as such, we require you to be comfortable and familiar with using a computer. If you feel you need some remedial training in computers, please check out the CU 100 course.

In the Paralegal program, you will be required to take Word 2007 and Excel 2007. You may take these programs together in the CU 105 5-credit course or separately in the CU 102 2-credit Word and CU 103 3-credit Excel courses.

Hardware

Software

Also recommended

Tutorials

The college uses the online classroom software called Angel.

Here you will find a number of tutorials to help you through computer tasks (such as how to cut, copy, and paste) as well as specific Angel functions (such as how to use discussion boards).

Computer and Angel Tutorials:

What to do in case of a computer disaster

Have a backup plan!

24/7 Technical Support on the Internet at: http://d2.parature.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4439 or call 1-866-862-4987 to speak with a support representative

 

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 Please click "Next" for important information regarding financial aid and tuition.

Tuition

Students are encouraged to review the official Tuition Rate information posted by Tacoma Community College at: http://www.tacomacc.edu/admissions/tuition/

Financial Aid

Basic Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for financial aid at TCC you must:

If you are advised into Adult Basic Education classes, you will not be eligible to receive financial aid until you have successfully completed that coursework.

Financial Aid is not available for High School Completion, GED, Running Start, Fresh Start or Continuing Education classes.

 

How to Apply

Applying for financial aid takes time!

FINANCIAL AID IS MORE THAN JUST FILLING OUT YOUR FAFSA APPLICATION!!
Your application is not complete and you have not met the file completion date (deadline date) until all of the required information has been processed and received by our office (see below) and all discrepancies have been resolved or corrected.

You have not completed the financial aid application process at TCC until:

If you miss the file completion date for the quarter you want to start school, you can still attend, but you should be prepared to pay for your own tuition and books, as any financial aid you may be eligible to receive would most likely not be ready until sometime after the start of the quarter.

Students must apply for aid each year, not every quarter.

Classes fill quickly. Don't wait to register!

 

For more information, please refer to: http://www.tacomacc.edu/resourcesforstudents/financialaid/

 

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Please be sure to review these links to necessary information regarding the financial aspect of completing the Paralegal program. Now that you have been given information on the profession and the program, click "Next" to find out how to get started.

 

 

 

Getting Started

Step 1 - College Admission and Assessment

Before you can begin the Paralegal program, you must be officially accepted to the college. You must also have completed your entry skills assessment and have had any transcripts reviewed by our transcript office. The admission, assessment, and transcript review process will take time, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time before the start of the quarter (at least 4-6 weeks).

Admission Application

Start at "New Student Enrollment Process" http://www.tacomacc.edu/admissions/newstudentenrollmentprocess.aspx. Complete the Online Application for admission if you haven't already done so. Students may apply online at http://www.tacomacc.edu/admissions/ or in person at the admissions counter in Building 7.  Within 5 days, the Admissions Office will mail you a letter acknowledging receipt of your application. You will also be assigned a permanent student ID number. Keep track of this number for assessment, registration, etc.

*Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Contact the Financial Aid office in Building 18 for more information or call 253.566.5080. Financial aid forms must be completed upwards of 3-6 months prior to your expected start date, please apply early.

Skill Level Assessment

Students must place at college level in English and Reading before beginning the Paralegal program. To find out what level of reading, English, and math you are currently at, you will take an Entry Skills Assessment. This assessment is called the "Accuplacer." You can take this assessment at the TCC campus by calling 253.566.5158 for testing dates and times. Picture ID is required and there is an $18.00 fee. Check the online resources available to help you prepare for taking this assessment. The Paralegal program will require you to take courses in math and English, so you will need to make sure you take an assessment in all three areas (Reading, English, and Math)

Testing may be waived if you have completed college-level math and English at another college (bring in your transcripts for review), or if you have taken the Asset, Compass, or CPT assessment test at another college within the past two years.

Step 2 - Transferring Credits from a prior college

You may have already taken some college courses that fulfill all or some degree requirements. Before you are advised by an advisor in the Paralegal program, you must have your transcript review completed.

If you plan to transfer credits from another college to be used to satisfy prerequisites at TCC or intend to apply transfer credits toward a degree or certificate program at TCC, you must provide an official, sealed transcript to the Records and Registration Office, Bldg 7. Credit evaluations usually take 2-4 weeks. You will receive a copy of the evaluation in the mail. If unofficial transcripts were used in the Transcript Review process, official transcripts must be supplied before credit will be evaluated and posted to your TCC record. FAX copies of transcripts are not accepted as official transcripts.  (Official Transcripts must be sent/taken to the Enrollment Services Office, Bldg. 7, 253.566.5037.)

For more detailed information regarding the admission requirements please go to: http://www.tacomacc.edu/admissions/newstudentenrollmentprocess/

Policy for Legal Specialty Credit Transfer

Upon a student's admission to Tacoma Community College and enrollment in the Paralegal Program, up to eighteen (18) quarter credits for legal specialty courses earned from another similarly accredited institution may be accepted. To transfer legal specialty credits, students must meet with the program coordinator and submit supporting documentation, including previous transcripts, course descriptions, syllabi, and work product samples when available. Students wishing to transfer credits will then need to register for their first quarter classes and meet with the program coordinator a second time to discuss the student's performance. If in the judgment of the program coordinator the transferring courses(s) are equivalent to TCC's legal specialty courses(s) and the student's performance is adequate, then consideration will be given to waiving courses. Quality is generally viewed more favorably with courses transferred from ABA-approved and AAFPE member institutions as long as content is similar.

Each legal specialty course submitted for consideration of transfer into the TCC Paralegal Program is evaluated by the TCC program coordinator. Determination of transferability is based upon course content, hours of instruction, and the grade earned in the course by the student. Review of college transcripts, course materials, and an oral examination may be required in order to determine whether the student is competent in the area of study and deemed appropriate for transfer of credits.

Step 3 - New Student Orientation

New students are required to attend a one hour orientation to learn about TCC.   If you are transferring from another institution, you are invited to attend an orientation but you are not required to do so. The new student orientation is available online at the Student Services web page at http://www.tacomacc.edu/resourcesforstudents/. Remember to pick up your orientation packet at the Admissions Office.

 

Program Advising

There is no formal admission process (meaning you don't have to go through an interview or present us with admission material). However, there are a limited number of seats available in each class. Students must be advised into Paralegal courses. You can make an appointment with the Paralegal Program Chair, Jennifer Sorensen, once you have completed this information session and steps 1-3 to inquire about starting the Paralegal program. You should contact the Chair at the beginning of the quarter before you want to start the program.

 

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 Frequently Asked Questions

You have received a lot of information in this information session. Some things may still be a little fuzzy for you. Please take a few moments and review these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for further clarification.

Which courses should I take if I don't have any computer skills or don't type well?

If students' computer skills are weak or students have little to no experience with computers, it is recommended that they start with traditional (web-enhanced) courses that only include a small online component. Either before they start the program or during the first quarter, they should consider taking CU 100 which is an introductory course in Windows and the World Wide Web.

Which classes should I take first?

CU 106 Typing Speed and Accuracy (or CU 91 for beginner keyboarders), CU 105, and ADLJ 150 Paralegal Fundamentals and Ethics should be taken right away. ADLJ 149 Writing Fundamentals for Paralegals is highly recommended as a beginning course for all paralegal students. Other classes that should be taken at the beginning of the program are ADLJ 152 Introduction to Civil Law, ADJ 101 Criminal Law, and ADLJ 155 Health/Dealing with Stress.


What if I don't have a computer/printer at home?

Students may use on-campus computers free of charge. The TCC Student Computer Lab is located in the Information Technology Building (Bldg 28) at the end of the first floor in what is known as the Information Commons. There is a charge for printing.

 

What if I already have a two or four year degree? Can I use those classes to count towards the requirements for this program?

If the student has an Associates of Arts and Sciences or a Bachelor of Arts Degree, the student will be enrolled in the Paralegal Pro-Certificate track. If the student has another associates or bachelor's degree, official transcripts can be submitted for evaluation and determination of where the student will start in the Paralegal Degree track.

 

Is there a required internship?

PLST 233 is a required 5-credit internship where students will complete 150 hours working at a legal site. This course will be taken toward the end of the Paralegal program.

 

Do I find my own internship site or does the college find one for me?

The student finds the internship site with the support of the faculty supervisor. The faculty supervisor, currently Janet Olejar, has a three-ring binder with information about law firms and legal agencies that have requested paralegal program interns. The student should network with legal professionals during the paralegal program. Networking may lead to a good internship position. A student should begin contacting internship sites two months before the internship begins or earlier if possible.

 

If I already work in a law office, can I take my internship there for pay?

If the student already works in a law office, the student may do the internship there if the law firm will provide opportunities to learn more legal knowledge and skills.

 

What is a passing grade in a course?

A student must earn a "C" grade or higher to pass a paralegal (PLST) class. The English department also requires a "C" or higher to pass an English class. Other departments have their own requirements. Check with them.

 

Do I have to go to school full-time to be in the paralegal program?

Students may attend TCC full time or part time.

 

Do I have to start the program in the fall, or can I start at any time?

Students may enroll any quarter; however students are cautioned that not all courses are offered every quarter and careful sequencing of classes will prevent unnecessary delays in completing the program. Therefore, frequent advisor consultations are strongly recommended.

 

How long will it take to finish the paralegal program?

A student who begins the paralegal program at college level in English, reading and math and who takes 15-18 credits a quarter should finish the degree program in two years. A student who qualifies for the pro-certificate should finish in one year if the student has time flexibility and can take both day and evening classes. Caveat: Paralegal courses rotate each quarter, so if a student does not take a required course when it is offered, the student may have to delay completion of the program.

 


 Now that you have completed the information session you should either be:

·        Ready to apply to TCC and complete the new student orientation,

·        Ready to take your College Assessment Tests,

·        Ready to begin the Paralegal program.

Be sure to fill in the information below so you can print your "Certificate of Completion. You will need this "Certificate of Completion" to show that you have completed the Virtual Information Session and are ready to be advised into the Paralegal program. Next, You can contact Jennifer Sorensen via the email listed on the Certificate. Jennifer Sorensen would like your email to include information about your previous education, work experience and a list of any specific questions that you may have.