Legal Studies

Knowledge of the law and the legal system can assist individuals in a wide variety of careers;legal careers such as paralegal/legal assistants, human resource managers, law enforcement officers, insurance claims adjusters, probation and parole officers, court administrators, union representatives,health administrators,government agency workers, etc. The Legal Studies Department provides students the tools neeeded to move successfully in law related fields or graduate work.The department is committed to engaging students in critical thinking and analysis, practical applications,substantive understanding,and exposing students to technology encountered in the legal arena. Webster University is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.The Legal Studies paralegal programs at Webster University are approved by the American Bar Assocation. The program is also a member in good standing with the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE).  

For more information, explore the Department of Legal Studies in the undergraduate catalog or contact Department Representative Eileen Thomas.

         Department Chair 

robinRobin Jefferson Higgins, JD
Associate Professor
Webster Hall 315
(314) 246-8724  

   Department Representative

eileenEileen Thomas
Webster Hall 320
(314) 246-7068