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Gain the skills to be a strong paralegal.
There’s only one American Bar Association approved paralegal program in the Triangle – Meredith College’s.
- Learn to conduct research and analyze cases
- Gain experience through a pro bono clinic
- Build a network of connections in the legal community
- Benefit from job placement assistance
For more than 30 years, men and women in Meredith’s paralegal program have gained the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in the fast-changing legal environment.
Take the first step toward a strong legal career. Get started today »
The Triangle’s Strongest Paralegal Program
All students in Meredith’s paralegal program hold bachelor’s degrees, so you’ll be surrounded by peers who function at high academic levels. At the end of our two-semester program, you’ll be ready to perform the substantive legal work undertaken by today’s paralegals. Learn more »
"Meredith’s paralegal program was recommended to me as the best in the state by a district court judge. After completing the program, I decided to pursue a career as a lawyer. The theoretical and practical experience I acquired from Meredith helped me to easily transition into law school."Luis Maradiaga, '10
Meredith has the only American Bar Association (ABA) approved program in the Triangle and ABA-approval automatically makes us a North Carolina State Bar Qualified program. Want to know more about our strong reputation in the legal community? Ask a lawyer or a paralegal. Read more »
Complete program in just two semesters
Graduates with jobs in legal field within six months
Competitive tuition, federal financial aid eligible program
Practical experience through internships focused on your area of interest
Strong Story | Lakisha Chichester
Lakisha Chichester uses the knowledge she gained in Meredith's paralegal program at Self-Help Read more »
See how Meredith paralegal graduates are going strong
After working in the legal field for six years, Amy earned her paralegal certificate from Meredith in 2015 to continue to grow her career. She chose Meredith because of its ABA certification and her desire to have a good work/life balance.