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My primary reason for choosing Curry was convenience. Speaking practically, returning to school needed to be ‘doable’ for me. Curry offers a wide variety of courses at times that are suitable to working parents and that worked for me.


Debra Casallas '08
Major: Communication



Paralegal Certificate Program

12 Weeks -- Part Time

If you are...

  • A college graduate seeking entry into a well-paying, high-growth career field
  • Considering law school but want to be sure a career in law is for you
  • A legal secretary looking for career advancement
  • Interested in the legal profession with its challenging career opportunities
  • Thinking about a career change...

...then you should consider a Paralegal career.  Curry College offers a part-time, 96-hour, 12-week Paralegal Certificate Program where you will gain the expertise required to begin a paralegal career.

What is a Paralegal and What Types of Work Do They Perform?
A paralegal works under the supervision of an attorney and performs similar work but does not provide legal advice or argue in court.  With ongoing experience, paralegals assume increasingly challenging and responsible projects.  While most Paralegals work in law offices, many are also employed in corporate legal departments, insurance companies, government agencies, law enforcement, and social service agencies.   

The job outlook for paralegals is very favorable.  Paralegal employment is projected to grow 17% through 2022, faster than the national average for other fields, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Paralegals have the knowledge and skills to perform many of the services provided by attorneys, but at a lower cost to the customer.

Practicing Attorneys, Paralegals and Attorney/Paralegal Teams -- The Curry Advantage!
Participating in Curry College's Paralegal Certificate Program provides you with the knowledge and skills to perform the work required of a paralegal.  You will learn the analytical, organizational, and technical competencies of paralegal work. Our faculty are highly-experienced practicing attorneys and paralegals; two of our attorneys actually began their careers as paralegals. Our attorney instructors teach you about the law, legal theory, and legal procedure; our paralegal instructors continue the learning in a workshop format where you complete simulated projects and assignments in each of the five legal topics of the program.  As you complete each of the topical areas in the program, you will gain the required knowledge and build a portfolio of completed work. Come learn from faculty who are active practitioners and well-versed not only in legal theory and practice, but who are experts in Massachusetts law.

Attend an Information Session to learn more

Plan to attend one of our Information Sessions to learn more about the program and to meet the program faculty and staff:  Contact us at 617-333-2364 or ccce@curry.edu for more information.

RSVP for an Informational Event Date!

For more information call the Paralegal Certificate Program at 617-333-2364 or send an email to ccce@curry.edu

 
 
 
 

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