Paralegal Program

Paralegal is an exciting career in the law profession. You will work with lawyers on research, problem solving, document preparation, and much more.

The DMACC Paralegal Degree Program prepares students to perform a broad spectrum of services needed by attorneys.

Program Details

Graduates are employed in:

  • Private law firms
  • Courts
  • Public agencies
  • Legal departments of large companies

Skills and Abilities needed:

  • Good reading skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Basic computer skills

For more information:

Debra Phipps at 515-248-7208 or daph​ 


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Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law.