There are plenty of opportunities to get involved as a student in the Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies program.
Lambda Epsilon Chi is a nationally known academic honor society for paralegal students. Learn more.
Legal Careers Day is held annually at KCC to showcase the variety of legal careers available to students who pursue a community college degree and beyond. Our 2011 Legal Careers Day program has been profiled in the American Bar Association's 2012 Law Day Planning Guide (see pp. 7-8).
Illinois Appellate Court - on Sept. 17, 2010, KCC was the first community college - and the first non-law school - in Illinois history to host the Illinois Appellate Court on its campus. Approximately 300 students, legal professionals, and interested citizens participated in all or part of the day's events!
Family Trivia Night is hosted each spring by the KCC chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi. Proceeds benefit Prairie State Legal Services, a not-for-profit provider of free civil legal services for low-income and elderly residents of Kankakee and Iroquois counties when they are faced with the loss of safety, access to healthcare, income or shelter.