Paralegal Program

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 practical knowledge from experienced judges, lawyers, and paralegals
  • Build a network of connections in the legal community
  • Benefit from job placement assistance
  • In-person and online options

For more than 40 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 »

Contact Information
115 and 116 Park
(919) 760-8354

The Triangle’s Strongest Paralegal Program

With the only Paralegal Program in the Triangle that’s approved by the American Bar Association, Meredith provides opportunities to gain experience, build connections in the legal community, and benefit from job placement assistance.

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. Read about our program »

Why Meredith?

"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.

1 Year

ABA Approved


Competitive tuition, federal financial aid eligible program


In-person and online options


ABA Approved

Meredith’s paralegal program has been ABA-approved since 1983

Amy Malouf posing in front of Red Hat building where she is employeed

After working in the legal field for six years, Amy Malouf earned her paralegal certificate from Meredith to continue to grow her career. She chose Meredith because of its ABA certification and her desire to have a good work/life balance.

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