The most recent projections of the Bureau of Labor and Industry indicate that employment of paralegals and legal assistants will grow 28 percent between 2008 and 2018 which is considered to be a much faster growth rate than for most occupations.  The Legal Studies Department of Manor College offers placement assistance by counseling students on resume preparation, interviewing techniques and job search skills and by sponsoring networking events that allow students to connect with future employers.

In order to prepare students for paralegal employment, the Legal Studies program offers all students seminars relating to careers, job preparation and job search.  Networking events are held throughout the year that allow Manor students to meet working professionals and hone interpersonal skills.

Manor graduates are well-prepared to enter the legal workforce.  Manor Paralegals receive education and training that allow them to:Paralegal career opportunities in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania

  • Meet and communicate with clients, attorneys, judges, investigators and other court and legal personnel;
  • Perform factual and legal research on behalf of their clients;
  • Draft correspondence and court documents;
  • Create, organize, and maintain client files;
  • Summarize medical records and depositions;
  • Analyze and form solutions to client problems;
  • Use technology to further client representation;
  • Prepare and assist at trial;
  • Assist in managing the law office.

Many different kinds of people make excellent paralegals. No special training or knowledge is necessary to enter the program, but a candidate should:

  • An interest in the law
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • An outgoing personality
  • A strong desire to help others with their problems
  • An inquisitive nature
  • The ability to persist in searching for information and obtaining answers
  • Good organizational skills
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Manor paralegal and LNC graduates are currently employed throughout Philadelphia, the Delaware Valley and New Jersey.  Here is a sampling of where our some of our recent graduates are employed:

Jenna Gallen, Graduated 2009
Paralegal, Woloshin & Killino, P.C.

Anne Cromley, Graduated 2009
Paralegal, Philadelphia Gas Works, Philadelphia

Linda Anstotz,  Graduated 2010
Div. Director, Healthcare Services and Quality, Brookdale Senior Living

Angela Booker, Graduated 2010
Paralegal, Social Security Administration

Erika Goldman, Graduated 2010
Paralegal, Feldman & Feldman, Jenkintown

Kristen Gushue, Graduated 2010
Paralegal, Goldberg, Miller & Rubin, Philadelphia

Chelsea Costello, Graduated 2010
Paralegal, Comegno Law Group, Morristown, NJ

Julia Poshyvak, Graduated 2010
Paralegal, Lidia Alperovych, Esquire, Feasterville

Leonora DeLuca, Graduated 2011
Legal Nurse Consultant, Bruce Ginsburg, Esquire, Philadelphia

Sharon Pace, Graduated 2011
Paralegal, United Educators, Chevy Chase, MD

Megan Shull, Graduated 2011
Paralegal, Buchanon, Ingersoll & Rooney, Princeton, NJ

Christine Vargas, Graduated 2011
Paralegal, Solenick & Levin, Jenkintown

Sharon Williams, Graduated 2011
Mortgage Fraud Investigator, Radian Guaranty

Additional information about paralegals is available at: