Lamar State College – Port Arthur

Lamar State College – Port Arthur is located in Port Arthur, Texas. The campus of the college is located on Proctor Street, which is near Lake Shore Drive. Lions Park is adjacent to the campus. The campus of the college stretches across several city blocks.  The campus sits very near the water, offering a great view and a pleasant walk for students attending classes.

Programs Offered
Lamar State College offers an associate of applied science degree in paralegal studies. The program has been approved by the American Bar Association.

Program Schedule/Requirements
The associate degree program in paralegal studies takes approximately two years to complete as a full time student. The program consists of 72 semester hours. Eighteen of the credit hours are general education requirements, 35 credit hours are legal assistant courses, and 19 credit hours are office administration requirements. Students within the program are required to complete an internship prior to graduating and receiving their degree.

All classes in the paralegal program are offered during both the day and the evening hours, making it a convenient option for individuals that are employed while enrolling in the program. Students may enroll in paralegal classes in the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

Contact Information
If you are interested in learning more about the paralegal program that is offered by Lamar State College – Port Arthur, you may contact either Michael Trahan or Edward Quist, the Co-Directors of the program. You may reach them by phone at 409-984-6378. You may email Michael Trahan at You may also visit the college’s website at