The body of knowledge required to effectively perform legal support services can only come from a formal education in paralegal studies. As attorneys, corporations and government agencies work within an increasingly complex legal framework, the level of responsibility they expect paralegals to be able to take on has also increased. Law offices and other employers in Maine have come to rely on paralegals with the kind of expertise that can only come from earning a certificate or degree in paralegal studies.
- The online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree from Washington University School of Law offers current and future paralegals an in-depth perspective of the U.S. legal system. GRE an LSAT scores are not required.
- The online Master of Legal Studies program from Pepperdine Law teaches professionals from a variety of fields the fundamental legal skills they need to better execute their law-related responsibilities. No GRE or LSAT scores are required to apply.
- The online Master of Legal Studies from American University equips students with fundamental legal training and industry-specific knowledge. Students attend online classes and an in-person immersion in Washington, D.C. Complete in as few as 15 months. No GRE or LSAT required.
Whether you’re looking for a job with a local law firm, a government position with the State Legislature in Augusta, or with major companies like MainHealth, Hannaford Bros, or L.L.Bean, you’re going to need to be a well-qualified and competitive job candidate to get your foot in the door.
There are online programs that offer something for everyone… but we’re here to help you find the one that’s right for you. Whether you’re a recent high school graduate, a paralegal with extensive experience, or someone embarking on a new career, you’ll find one of our recommendations to be a perfect fit. Request information from one of the schools shown above to learn more.