Advancing the Profession.
To ensure that the education we provide remains current with the changing role of paralegals in the private sector and public sector law practices, our skills-based training is consistent with the general principles of ethical legal practice, and our course requirements are responsive to the changing needs of consumers and providers of legal services. Our students graduate from SIU prepared to contribute to the advancement of the paralegal profession.
The Power of Many.
We make our home in the largest and most academically diverse college on campus, the College of Liberal Arts (CoLA), enabling you to benefit from its wide array of complimentary classes and minors. You are empowered to shape the program that's exactly right for you and your interests. Paralegal Studies Advisement is provided through the College of Liberal Arts Advisement Office, located in Faner Hall, Room 1229, Telephone 618/453-3388.