We Proudly Present Paralegal Graduate Candida Aguilar
“The key to success is hard work and determination.” When she enrolled in Rockford Career College's paralegal studies program, Candida Aguilar did not worry that the courses would be too challenging. She knew that perseverance and a strong work ethic would allow her to achieve her educational and professional goals. All of us at RCC are so proud of Candida for graduating and beginning the career she truly wanted and deserved.
What You Learn in a Paralegal Studies Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Candida took courses such as: The Legal System and Terminology, Evidence, and Contract Law.
In these courses, she learned about:
- The basics of the law, legal profession, and role of the paralegal; various areas of law and their required elements; and legal terminology
- Evidentiary law, with focus on the role, gathering, and types of evidence; the concepts of admissibility, relevancy, competency, and credibility; and specific evidentiary rules and their exceptions
- Contract law, concentrating on types of contracts, contract formation, capacity to contract, contract legality, contract performance, discharge, and contract elements; breach of contract, remedies for breach, and the defenses to these claims; and Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code and statutory regulation of contracts
These courses, coupled with a paralegal externship/capstone, allowed Candida to effectively prepare for her future as a paralegal.
How Our Graduate Became a Paralegal
Like Candida, you too could become a paralegal in just a matter of months and start your career journey in this interesting and necessary profession. This online program gives you flexibility to study for a new career while fulfilling family or employment obligations. We are ready to assist you with completing the enrollment process, tutoring, and networking with local employers. We even offer financial aid to those who qualify! All of us would be proud to have you as part of the RCC family and celebrate your accomplishments.
Rockford Career College's Paralegal Program at a Glance
Program Length: 10 months
Learning Environment: 100% online
Lead Instructor for Paralegal
Job Outlook: 8% increase in the U.S. projected from 2019-20291
Find out more about our paralegal program today. Call 888.680.6682 or submit the Request Information form on our website. With hard work and determination, you could make your career dream a reality, too.
1 National Center for O*NET Development. 23-2011.00 - Paralegals and Legal Assistants. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved May 27, 2021, from https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/23-2011.00
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