Paralegal School in Las Vegas

Begin a thrilling and rewarding career in law with Northwest’s Paralegal Studies School. Becoming a Paralegal means training to become a high-in-demand member of the U.S legal system.

As part of your Paralegal degree, you’ll learn from seasoned attorneys and experienced Paralegals while visiting courts, jails, and mediation centers to gain hands-on experience of the Las Vegas legal system.

Learn how to become a Paralegal with our flexible hands-on and online Paralegal programs where every student is provided with a laptop.

Why Paralegal Studies at Northwest Career College?

  • Graduate in as little as 18 months

    Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend paralegal training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.

  • Financial aid is available to those who qualify

  • Hands-on instruction in all facets of Paralegal Studies

    You will participate in mock trials, legal research, writing briefs, using Westlaw and more to experience first-hand the law in action which will make your paralegal training applicable to the Las Vegas legal system.

  • Students are our priority

    Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Paralegal School in Las Vegas.

  • Professional legal team instructing all classes

    As a Paralegal, your understanding of the law and the lawyer’s needs are critical. That’s why, at Northwest Career College, your Paralegal instructors are experienced legal professionals including attorneys, paralegals and seasoned specialists able not only to teach you the law and its application throughout the justice, legal and business community but also to guide you as to the many ways a Paralegal integrates into a variety of the Las Vegas legal professions.

  • Flexible Paralegal Studies class schedules that fit your life

    Northwest’s Paralegal Program Las Vegas offers campus & online paralegal classes to accommodate your work and family schedule.

  • Are all of the courses held on campus?

    Northwest Career College has developed a blended program for Paralegal Training. All paralegal classes Las Vegas law classes are taught on campus by an attorney. Additionally, although general education courses are offered on-line, instructors are on-campus to review and support your learning experience.

  • Work on your own laptop for exceptional training

    Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.

  • Committed career services team on campus

    Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best paralegal employment opportunity that fits your needs with your Paralegal Degree Las Vegas.

Why Paralegal?

Why Paralegal

What Will I Do?

As a Paralegal, most importantly you are working with a team of legal professionals to help clients in trouble or need. The high degree of interaction between Paralegals and legal clients results in a great deal of personal satisfaction in helping people.

Paralegal High Demand

High Demand Career

Employment for Paralegals is expected to grow 10 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than average for all occupations according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Paralegal Great Life

A Great Life

On average, an experienced Paralegal earns $58,000 a year according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Putting Superior Training First

The Associates of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies is a program of study designed to qualify its graduates to pursue a career in law including employment at Nevada law firms; Nevada governmental entities; and professional businesses including real estate, mortgage, banking and insurance to name a few. Your Paralegal Training Las Vegas paralegal course work prepares graduates to think critically and act ethically within the local and national norms of professional conduct. In addition to the academic and hands-on training, Paralegal students travel through the valley for a variety of informative and interactive field trips. There's never a dull moment in the Paralegal Program.

Some of What You Learn...

Learn Paralegal
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Torts
  • Family Law
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Technology In The Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • General Education Classes

Total Cost Breakdown 2023

Paralegal Studies (US DOE CIP CODE: 22.0302)
Tuition Cost
Terms 1-6 $4,498.00
Total $26,988.00

Financial Aid

For information about Financial Aid at Northwest Career College, please visit our Financial Aid page located under Student Services tab.

More Information about the Profession

For more information about the Paralegal profession (SOC 23-2011.00)
Click Here to review the Summary Report for Paralegal at O*Net Online.

Paralegal Studies FAQ

Q. How long does it take to complete a Paralegal Studies program at NCC?

In as little as 18 months.

Q. What are the benefits of doing a Paralegal Studies degree instead of a traditional law degree?

In order to obtain a traditional law degree, you have to complete four years of undergraduate study and apply for entrance into a law school, which can be very competitive and will take another three to four years to complete. With a paralegal studies degree, you can earn an associate's or bachelor's degree and begin working in your career as soon as you finish your degree.

Q. What kind of jobs can I get with a Paralegal Studies degree?

Paralegals can be found working in law firms, corporations, business organizations, banks, insurance companies, health organizations, Post-Secondary instructors, and government facilities.