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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Richmond, Charlottesville and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lynchburg, Blacksburg and Harrisonburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

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Programs
  • Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Available programs include B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Legal Studies, and A.S. in Paralegal Studies.
  • Accreditation for the Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies programs by the American Bar Association (ABA) at select campuses.
  • Criminal Justice and Legal Studies programs are available at many of the 11 campus locations across the United States.
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Glen Allen
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies*
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law
  • Master of Public Administration in Law
  • Bachelor’s programs options include Law & National Security, Paralegal Studies, and Government.
  • Regent University School of Law’s faculty was recognized among the Top 10 Faculty in the nation by The Princeton Review in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
  • Law & legal studies programs are fully approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • BS in Legal Support and Services - Paralegal Concentration
  • BS in Legal Support and Services
  • MS in Legal Studies
  • Programs range from Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies, to Master of Public Administration, and more.
  • One of the largest providers of online legal studies in the U.S.
  • Students can enroll in internship courses that provide real-world experience in local law offices.
  • Programs designed to keep students updated on the most recent changes to legal practices.
Programs
  • Certificate: Pathway to Paralegal Postbaccalaureate
  • Bachelor of Science in Legal Support and Services
  • Master of Science: Legal Studies
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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Hagerstown
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More Virginia Paralegal Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Lynchburg
Associate
4,926
Chesapeake
Associate
290
Richmond
Associate
186
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
1,423
Hampton
Doctorate & First Professional
5,658
Richmond
Associate
12,557
Middletown
Associate
5,655
Arlington
Doctorate
3,609
Big Stone Gap
Associate
3,017
Dublin
Associate
4,586
Annandale
Associate
41,266
Martinsville
Associate
2,948
Richlands
Associate
3,716
Hampton
Associate
9,368
Norfolk
Associate
25,857
Richmond
Doctorate
4,324
Bristol
Bachelor
224
Roanoke
Associate
8,653

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal Assistants

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Paralegals And Legal Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Paralegals And Legal Assistants relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Charlottesville 270 $50,190
Blacksburg 120 $40,790
Christiansburg 120 $40,790
Radford 120 $40,790
Harrisonburg N/A $37,890
Lynchburg 170 $38,890
Richmond 2130 $50,560
Roanoke 380 $34,490

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