Paralegal Mentorship and Workforce (“PMWP”)

Paralegals FTC is an all-women-operated 501 (c) 3 with a team of fully equipped, trained, and certified Paralegals, Legal Assistants, and Legal Secretaries with a combined 25 years of experience working directly with the community.

The Paralegal Mentorship and Workforce (“PMWP”) program was specifically designed for youth with a genuine interest in the legal field. Our program encourages the growth of the paralegal profession, attesting to and encouraging a high level of achievement by providing one-on-one training in a legal setting. PMWP will help the participant/student jumpstart their career in getting their foot in the door of any legal establishment looking for an experienced legal secretary, legal assistant, or paralegal. The participant will be receiving adequate support that includes interviewing etiquette and support from our specialists to ensure they become marketable in their targeted area of law. The participant/student is learning and earning to get the feel of working in their prospective profession.

Getting the training in an active legal setting will expose the participant/student to the legal profession and make them further aware of their ethical and professional responsibilities.


• Be a resident of New York State
• Be between 17-24 years of age
• Be authorized to work in the United States
• Have a High School Diploma or GED
• Have an interest in the legal field


• To provide the participants/students with the fundamentals and curriculum designed by our Paralegals and Attorneys, necessary skills, and practical experience required for employment in the legal sector
• To give participants/students an equal opportunity to continue their education after completion of our program through ongoing support
• To expose the participants/students to a real-life legal setting at one of our locations which will be completed in 12 weeks.
• To provide participants/students with an equal opportunity to work with attorneys, and law firms and interact with the courts.


• Each participant/student will receive an updated resume
• Interviewing techniques and practices with our Career Counselor
• Reference letter for employment
• Assistance with continuing education
• Assistance with employment through our partnerships with legal staffing agencies

DISCLAIMER:     Paralegals FTC, Inc., is a non profit, tax exempt organization under section 501(c)3. We are a Paralegal firm and not Attorneys or a Law Firm. We cannot provide representation or give legal advice. Our firm provides non-attorney legal services to the community, law firms and other agencies.