The Legal Studies Institute (LSI) is a leading provider of credit and noncredit legal education. LSI offers a Paralegal degree and certificate programs approved by the American Bar Association; a Law and Jurisprudence Pre-Law Transfer degree; and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses. Experienced attorneys, judges, paralegals, and mediators teach the courses in all LSI programs. Courses are offered in traditional, online, and accelerated formats during the daytime, evening and on some Saturdays.
The Legal Studies Institute is proud to offer associate degress and credit certificates in the following majors:
The institue also provides continuing legal education seminars for practicing attorneys, mediators, paralegals, and other legal professionals who want to enhance their legal and mediation skills or learn more about a particular legal or mediation topic.
Erin Gable, J.D., interim director
Mary Bachkosky, J.D., assistant professor
Kelly Koermer, J.D., professor
Michael O'Rourke, J.D., associate professor
Peter Wirig, J.D., professor and program coordinator
Erin Gable, J.D., instructional specialist
Jennifer Benyock, office manager
You’ll have plenty of opportunities to network with other students and great legal minds. Our lively Legal Studies Club hosts a speakers series on the Arnold campus, offers workshops for paralegal students, takes field trips to the Anne Arundel Detention Center and the Supreme Court and enjoys regular off-campus happy hours. For more information contact Professor Peter Wirig, J.D., or visit The Nest.