Event Calendar

Midstate Jurists

Date/Time: March 26, 2013 5:00pm–6:00pm
Location: Room 303
Category: Events

Midstate Jurists

Midstate Jurists
Room 219 / Mark Wiltse / mwiltse@Midstate.edu
 
The Midstate Jurists represent the Paralegal Studies department at Midstate College. All current students of the Paralegal Studies program and all graduates of the Paralegal Studies program that are currently enrolled in other programs are eligible to join and attend the Midstate Jurists meetings and events. All students in the Paralegal Studies program are encouraged to attend the meetings and other activities of this group. The purpose/goals of the Midstate Jurists include:
To promoting the paralegal profession
To encourage and provide for the continuing education for paralegals
To act as a communications network among members of the Midstate College Paralegal Studies program, the paralegal profession, the legal community, and civic and professional organizations
To participate in, and conducting research, seminars, studies or other works relative to the paralegal profession
To monitor activities and inform its members of the developments in the paralegal profession
To recognize the importance of ethical standards to the paralegal profession
To offer understanding and support of each other in the program and profession
 
Paralegal Studies students are also encouraged to join the Central Illinois Paralegal Association (www.ciparalegal.org) and at least one of the national associations which include:
National Association of Legal Assistants / www.nala.org
National Federation of Paralegal Associations / www.paralegals.org
National Paralegal Association / www.nationalparalegal.org
 
These organizations promote fellowship among the paralegal students and expand the student’s horizons through networking and continuing education opportunities in the legal field.