Paralegal Studies

Start an exciting career alongside top legal minds.

Success as a paralegal requires extensive knowledge and expertise, which will qualify you to do legal work under the supervision of an attorney. As a paralegal, you cannot give legal advice or represent a client in court. But, you will conduct client interviews, legal research and draft documents.

And that's exactly what a bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies from Lewis University will prepare you for. In this adult accelerated program, you will learn judicial practices and real-world ethical applications, developing:

  • Interviewing skills
  • Research best practices
  • Writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local rules of court
  • Familiarity with Judicial Council forms and procedures for filing
  • How ethical judicial practices affect real-world decision making
Get ready for an exciting job working for lawyers, law offices, corporations or other government agencies. In fact, recent program graduates have gone on to succeed in such fields as:

  • Banking
  • Corporate Organizations
  • Judicial Courts
  • Legal Firms
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Occupational Health and Safety Organizations
Start customizing your program curriculum.

And if you would like to talk through your options or have any other questions, contact an Adult Undergraduate Admission Advisor at acceleratedprogram@lewisu.edu or call (815) 836-5610.