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New Legal Studies certificate with blended classes

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Jun 10, 2020

Has your busy schedule stood in the way of pursuing your passion to become a paralegal? There’s good news! This fall, you can begin taking CLC legal studies courses through the college’s Super-charged Saturdays program at the Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills. 

CLC’s forward-thinking legal studies department have great experience leveraging technology in their classes. Through a combination of blended classes that meet on Saturdays and online courses, you can begin in August 2020 and complete the Legal Studies certificate by December 2021.

“Digital communication skills are important for success in the legal profession, and our instructors provide the instruction needed from day one,” said Gayle Miller, chair of the legal studies program. “We have consistently prepared our students for job search, interviewing, national competency exams and networking via digital platforms. Our placement rate for graduates in this 2019-20 academic year is 96 percent.”

Super-charged Saturdays are eight-week blended courses created specifically for busy adults. Combining on-campus meetings with online coursework allows for convenience in planning studies around your work and family commitments, not the other way around. All classes are held at the Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills and guaranteed to run.

About College of Lake County:

The College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeastern Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, college classes are affordable and accessible to help each student achieve academic, career and personal goals. More than 70,000 students graduated with degrees and certificates since the college opened in 1969. The College of Lake County is the only higher-education institution ranked among the top 15 best places to work in Illinois by Forbes and is a national leader in many areas, including sustainability and conservation.