Legal Assistant Program

 

Paralegals are the top assistants to lawyers and key members of the legal team. They work in private law firms and many areas of government and business. Some paralegals can even start their own business.  Paralegal careers can also be a foundation, should the student decide to continue his or her education on a path toward law school.

Legal Assistant (Paralegal) AAS Degree

Legal Office Certificate - Level 2

Occupational Skills Award in Mediation

Future Paralegals (also known as Legal Assistants)

  • A paralegal is the top assistant to a lawyer. Students who graduate from the Blinn Paralegal Program are qualified for careers as paralegals.
  • Program provides instruction on the “nuts and bolts” of legal cases and procedures
  • Prepare to work in private law firms or the many areas of government and business
  • Get the “key” to unlocking the law and legal system
  • Receive foundational knowledge and skills for all areas of law but students can choose an area of emphasis

Program Highlights

  • Degree and certificate accredited by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Prepares students for the many careers involving the Law
  • Instructors are all lawyers or judges holding doctoral degrees
  • Students can choose a classroom or online track
  • Transfer opportunities to four-year universities

Interested in Law School

  • Program courses cover many substantive topics featured in first-year law school classes
  • Program prepares students to immediately participate in the Law profession as a paralegal and gain valuable field experience to help when the student becomes a practicing lawyer. 

News

10th Court of Appeals Texas 10th Court of Appeals hears first case of its kind in Texas during session at Blinn College

This marks the sixth consecutive year the Texas 10th Court of Appeals has held session at Blinn-Bryan Campus November 9, 2017

10th Court of Appeals Texas 10th Court of Appeals to hear three cases at Blinn-Bryan Campus

Court visit allows students to witness the law in action, meet judges, and ask questions