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Vol State Paralegal Coordinator Named President of AAfPE

Submitted on December 14, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Loretta Calvert is the new president of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE). The national organization promotes quality paralegal education, develops educational standards and encourages professional growth. Calvert is Coordinator of Paralegal Studies at Volunteer State Community College.

Calvert graduated from New York University School of Law in 1998. In 2000, she and her husband opened Calvert & Calvert, P.C. in New York City. Calvert is a member of the Tennessee, Arizona, and New York State bars. She has been an AAfPE board member, a reviewer for the Educator magazine and an active member of AAfPE's Alternative Delivery Task Force.

The Vol State Paralegal Studies program offers students courses in a variety of formats, including classroom and online instruction. It's tailored for working students and those looking for new career directions. It offers two degrees and one certificate. The Associate of Applied Science degree is designed to prepare students for immediate entry or career growth in the paralegal field. The Associate of Science degree is designed for those students wishing to transfer to a four-year institution, after completion of their course work at Vol State. The Technical Certificate is a one-year course of study for students who already hold a bachelor's degree and wish to transition to a new career field. For more information on Paralegal Studies visit: www.volstate.edu/Paralegal

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