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Alumni Success Stories

Paralegal Studies alumni share their success stories. You can do it too.

Lisa Gumbs

JCCC paralegal alum Lisa Gumbs is now both practicing law and protecting our country at the same time. [more]

Linda Joseph

When Linda Joseph first moved to the Kansas City area, her curiosity about law was piqued while crunching numbers in the accounting and billing office of a major downtown law firm. [more]

Holly Manlove

Holly Manlove is not only a graduate of but also an instructor in the JCCC paralegal program. [more]

Terry Myers

JCCC alum Terry Myers is a living testament to lifelong learning. [more]

Brian Porch

JCCC paralegal alum Brian Porch viewed a career in law as an opportunity to help establish greater equality in society. [more]

Cali Selig

When Cali Selig decided to return to school, she chose the law and the law won. [more]

Connie Shidler

Extraordinary chutzpah, a minimum-wage job, a financial aid check and four years at JCCC were the components Connie Shidler used to enter law school and earn a bachelor's degree in political science. [more]

Joanna Smith

From insurance defense to criminal litigation, Joanna Smith has used the education she learned from her paralegal classes at JCCC for the last five years. [more]