The prerequisite courses must each be completed with a grade of "C" or higher prior to admission to the paralegal program. A minimum of 18 hours of legal specialty courses must be taken from Johnson County Community College. JCCC, as an American Bar Association-approved paralegal program, requires its students to take at least nine semester credits through synchronous (real-time) instruction, which may occur on campus or online. Please contact Gwenda Hawk for more information.
PARALEGALS MAY NOT PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICE DIRECTLY TO THE PUBLIC, EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY LAW.
The paralegal program at JCCC:
- Has a challenging curriculum
- Requires that you possess excellent communication skills, analytical ability and a high level of motivation
- Is approved by the American Bar Association
- Is a selective admission program based on various academic and testing criteria
Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all LAW courses.
(Major Code 264A; State CIP Code 24.0101)
Paralegal Program web page
Associate of Arts Degree
|LAW 132||Civil Litigation*||3|
|LAW 134||Introduction to Legal Technology*||3|
|LAW 195||Legal Research*||3|
|LAW 201||Advanced Legal Technology*||3|
|LAW 205||Legal Analysis and Writing*||3|
|LAW 271||Legal Ethics, Interviewing and Investigation*||3|
Total Program Hours 63