Published on: August 02, 2010The Lone Star College-North Harris paralegal studies program will hold an information session on Thursday, August, 12 at the LSC-North Harris campus. The session will take place from 6-8 p.m. in ACAD-126 of the college’s Academic Building.
“Our paralegal studies program is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) and graduates more students than any other Gulf Coast college,” said Marcy Delesandri, program director. “As more Individuals are realizing the opportunities and incredible return on investment that this program offers, we wanted to make it easy for them have their questions answered and determine if it is the career for them.”
Anyone interested in the paralegal studies program can attend Thursday’s information session. Registration is not required. Those unable to attend may call 281.618.5735 for more information about the program and how to enroll. Additional details are available from the program’s Web site, LoneStar.edu/paralegal.
In Houston, paralegals earn an average of $43,000 annually working under the direct supervision of a lawyer. They are trained to assist them in legal services such as drafting documents, conducting research and investigations, and interviewing clients and witnesses.
The LSC-North Harris program offers both an associate degree and a certificate option. The certificate is intended for students who have already earned an associate or bachelor’s degree in another field. Students in the program can participate in an internship to gain real-world experience while pursuing their degree or certificate.
Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, and a total enrollment of nearly 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.