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Judges Night

Judge's Night

September 14, 2022

At the Northwest Suburban Bar Association (NWSBA) sponsored Judge's Night, held on May 11, 2022, at Cafe La Cave in Des Plaines, IL, two Harper College Paralegal Studies Program students, Daisha George and Jennifer Machuca, were awarded the Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship for Paralegal Studies sponsored by the NWSBA in the amount of $1500 each. Read More

2022 LEX Inductees

The 2022 LEX Inductees

September 14, 2022

The AAfPE Board of Directors created the Lambda Epsilon Chi Honor Society (LEX) and there are now schools all over the country recognizing the academic achievements of outstanding paralegal scholars. Read More

Maria Vargas Paralegal Studies

Harper graduate's immigration story inspires immigration law career

December 07, 2021

Maria Vargas received her law degree in Mexico. After becoming a U.S. citizen, she earned her paralegal certification at Harper College to work in immigration law. Read More

Screenshot of the virtual scholarship presentation and remarks by Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans

Harper Paralegal Studies students awarded Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarships

June 01, 2021

Two Harper College students have received the Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship for Paralegal Studies. Evans, who has served as chief judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County for nearly two decades, recently presented the scholarships to Mia Omalley and Chaltu Spray at the Northwest Suburban Bar Association’s annual meeting. Read More

Judaea Bradford portrait

7 Questions with Harper College Paralegal Alumna Judaea Bradford

January 12, 2021

Judaea Bradford earned her associate degree in paralegal studies in May 2020. She shares her experiences at Harper and in her new paralegal career. Read More

Paralegal Janet Tan

Adult learner at career crossroads finds fresh start with Harper's paralegal studies program

July 16, 2020

After two decades of teaching, Janet Tan wanted a change. She found her experience and interests were a fit with the Paralegal Studies program. But she had a perception that she might be too old to return to college. Read More

Anne Harrigan

A start in paralegal studies launches career in public justice for Alumna

November 12, 2019

For attorney Anne Harrigan, A.A.S. ’96 and A.A. ’97, Harper served as the launching pad to a successful career in public service law. Read More

Last Updated: 4/8/24