Paralegals, also called Legal Assistants, provide invaluable help to lawyers by doing legal research and writing reports that lawyers use to prepare their cases. IVG’s Paralegal program can be completed entirely online. in two semesters. Our instructors are experienced Iowa attorneys who focus on Iowa law, Iowa procedures, and global best practices. Students in the online program participate in an interactive, team-based learning environment similar to that in most law offices and legal departments.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2018 (most recent year for which data is available) median pay for paralegals nationwide was $50,940.
MCC’S Paralegal PROGRAMS
- A one-year Paralegal Practitioner Diploma prepares students to enter employment at law offices and legal departments in industry to research and provide documentation for attorneys’ use in a variety of legal areas.