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“I like that I have been able to still work while going to class and I haven’t felt overwhelmed. That was very important to me.”

- James Rollins, paralegal student

Trying to determine if the VCU Paralegal Certificate is right for you? Our informational video may help.

Or you can download our Paralegal Brochure

 

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Paralegal certification provides additional professional advantages. There are many professions that, while not titled "paralegal," are able to make use of a paralegal’s skills. Some of these professions include: real estate, landlords/property managers, patent clerks, investigative positions, social services, and office managers. Many government and corporate positions can also be enhanced by a paralegal education.

NOTE: We do not recommend that paralegals offer their services directly to the public. To do so risks engaging in the unauthorized practice of law.

Industry Resources

The Paralegal Industry is growing much faster than average, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. This dynamic growth can make it difficult to stay up to date on paralegal industry news and information.  Below is a list of articles, associations and other links that you may find helpful as you research this exciting profession.

Articles

Associations and Organizations

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