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Paralegal Schools and Programs

Paralegal Studies Program (Degree and Certificate)
3 East 43rd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10017

Director: Marisol Abuin, Esq.
Telephone: 212-986-4343 (Ext:4401)   

Internships:  Bachelor's Degree-Mandatory; Associate's Degree-Optional; Certificate Program- None.

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LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
Paralegal Studies Program
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Director: Hector Manuel Fernandez
Telephone: 718.482.5609 
ABA Approved

Marist College
Paralegal Program
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1381
Director: Annamaria Maciocia
Telephone: 914.575.3000, X2515
Telephone: 845.575.3202
Fax: 845.575.3262 
ABA Approved

Monroe Community College
Paralegal Program
228 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604
Director: Elizabeth Clifford
Telephone: 585.262.1769
Fax: 585.262.1786 
ABA Approved

Plaza College 
AAS and Certificate
118-33 Queens Blvd
Forest Hills, NY 11375 
Paralegal Studies Program
Program Director: Jackie Lazarus, Esq.
Telephone: 718.779.1430 ext.5103

St. John's University
Paralegal Studies Program
St. Vincent's College
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Director: Bernard G. Helldorfer
Telephone: 718.990.7417
Fax: 718.990.1882 / 718.893.1313 ABA Approved

Pace University

If you have questions about Paralegal Certificate Program, please contact or call: Jamie Leotta at 212-346-1123.

NYC & Westchester Campuses

Bronx Community College
Paralegal Studies Program
2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
Director: Raymond Canals
Telephone: 718.289.5635
Fax: 718.289.6425
 ABA Approved

Finger Lakes Community College

Paralegal Program
3325 Marvin Sands Drive
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Director: Ann H. Still
Telephone: 585.785.1485
Fax: 585.394.5005
 ABA Approved

Hilbert College

Legal Studies Program
5200 South Park Avenue
Hamburg, NY 14075
Director: Wendy B. Edson
Telephone: 716.649.7900 (EXT 401)
Fax: 716.649.0702 ABA Approved

LIU - Brooklyn Campus
Paralegal Studies Program
1 University Plaza

Brooklyn, NY 11201
Director: Richard J. Olivieri
Telephone: 718.488.1066
Fax: 718.488.1367    ABA Approved

Mercy College

Legal Studies Program
Department of Law & Criminal Justice
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Director: Donna F. Bookin, J.D.
Telephone: 914.674.7441
Fax: 914.674.7413 
ABA Approved

Nassau Community College
Paralegal Studies Program
One Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530-6793
Interim Director: Adrienne Motel
Telephone: 516.572.7774
Fax: 516.572.9747 ABA Approved

Rockland Community College
Paralegal Studies Program
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901
Director: Deborah Vinecour
Telephone: 845.368.0237
Fax: 845.574.4762 ABA Approved

Suffolk County Community College
Paralegal Studies Program
533 College Road, R-340
Selden, NY 11784
Director: Ronald Feinberg
Telephone: 631.451.4663
Fax: 631.451.4887 ABA Approved

The City College of New York 
Continuing and Professional Studies, Certificate in Legal Studies Program

160 Convent Avenue
Shepard Hall, Room #2
New York, NY 10031
Tel: 212-650-7312

Dutchess Community College

Business Technologies Department
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595
Department Head: Michael Araujo

Telephone: 845.431.8381
Fax: 845.431.8996

Genesee Community College
Paralegal Studies Program
One College Road
Batavia, NY 14020-9704
Director: Gregory L. Dalton
Telephone: 585.345.6823
Fax: 585.345.0433
 ABA Approved

Hofstra University
Paralegal Studies Certificate Program
College of Continuing Education
250 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Director: Hon. Edward G. McCabe
Telephone: 516.463.7800
Fax: 516.463.4883
 ABA Approved

Manhattanville College
Political Science and Legal Studies
Executive & Continuing Education
2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577
Chair: Patricia Misciagno
Telephone: 914.323.5209/877-426-2373
Certificate Program

Molloy College
Paralegal Studies Program Info
Legal Studies Minor 
Criminal Justice Department
1000 Hempstead Avenue - Siena Hall
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002
Director: Judith Mathers Maloney
Telephone: 516-323-3812
Fax: 516-323-3802 ABA Approved

NYC College of Technology/CUNY
AAS and BS
Paralegal Studies Program
300 Jay Street, Room N-622
Brooklyn, NY 11201-2983
Director: Concetta Mennella
Telephone: 718.260.5124
Fax: 718.260.5387 
ABA Approved

Schenectady County Community College
Paralegal Studies Program
Department of Business and Law
78 Washington Avenue
Schenectady, NY 12305
Director: David J. Hennessy, Ph.D.
Telephone: 518.345.6211 ABA Approved

Westchester Community College

Paralegal Studies Program
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10591
Director: Kristyan Rose Gilmore
Telephone: 914.606.6972 ABA Approved

More information about schools can be found at American Association for Paralegal Education

Directory of ABA Approved Paralegal Educational Programs is a comprehensive website designed for students interested in pursuing a paralegal degree as well as those looking to advance in the field.Website provides information on paralegal degrees, career tracks, and job openings. It also provides interviews with paralegal professionals and a resource with advice from 40 paralegal leaders on how to get hired after graduation, which you can access at

Guide to Online Schools  Information about the Most Flexible ABA paralegal degrees, which ranks 10 schools that offer ABA-accredited paralegal programs with the highest percentage of coursework available online. Since the ABA does not accredit fully online degrees, this resource is for people who are interested in pursuing an accredited degree but desire a flexible program.

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