The “Prison to Paralegal” program provides paralegal training to non-violent offenders. Upon release, they can either find work placement as a paralegal or continue their education. The program will run as a six week course that meets three times weekly. A pre-assessment is conducted to determine the ability and likely success for each participant. Students will receive college level instruction on basic legal research and writing skills. Office etiquette and basic legal ethics are incorporated into each class lesson.
Please complete this form if you would like to offer a paralegal internships in your office. Employer internships provides work-based experiential learning opportunities through collaboration between the legal community and the correction community. The purpose is to bolster workforce pipelines to meet community labor needs. It also enhances the programs of study curricula and enriches the academic learning and career development of the participants. This is an excellent opportunity for both the legal community and the correction community to partner for a common good.