Paralegal Studies Program

For Employers

The Paralegal Studies Program will discontinue in its current ABA-approved version and curricular format at the conclusion of the summer 2017 semester. Georgetown is no longer accepting new students into the Paralegal Studies Program.

Preparing graduates to fit the changing needs of the legal industry

For over 40 years, the Paralegal Studies Program has graduated paralegals who are leaders in the profession. Our graduates gain the legal and technical knowledge, skills, and abilities to excel in a variety of legal environments. Georgetown Paralegal Studies program benefits organizations by providing them with access to work-ready students and alumni.

As the only paralegal program in Washington, D.C. approved by the American Bar Association, Georgetown’s program educates students like no other. Georgetown is a network devoted to advanced learning where Paralegal Studies students:

  • Learn from faculty members who are distinguished legal professionals
  • Complete a rigorous course of study providing a strong legal foundation
  • Sharpen their technical and research skills at the Georgetown University Law Center library
  • Gain practical, hands-on experience through competitive internships
  • Develop a strong professional network with classmates, instructors, guest lecturers, and alumni

“My employers were so impressed by the practical, real-world approach that was my takeaway from Georgetown that they hired me within 24 hours of my first interview.” —Ysabelle Reyes (G’14)

Employer Contact Information

Georgetown’s Paralegal Studies Program prepares students to become leaders in the industry and provides them with the skills they need to add value to any organization. Recent placements include:

  • Adams and Martin 
  • Arent Fox, LLP
  • Legal E
  • Gura & Possessky, PLLC
  • TRAK Legal

If your organization would like advertise an open position in our newsletter or via our private LinkedIn group for students and alumni, please send a job description to:

Our Program Director can also assist law firms and other organizations in need of placement services. If your organization is in need of a paralegal with a specific skillset, please complete our placement request form and we will be happy to connect you with a qualified alumnus.

Click here to request placement services >>