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What does a Paralegal do?

According to the BLS: Paralegals and legal assistants do a variety of tasks to support lawyers, including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents. Here are just a few of the assignments Paralegals and Legal Assistants may be asked to complete;

“Investigate and gather the facts of a case
Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles
Organize and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing systems
Gather and arrange evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation
Write or summarize reports to help lawyers prepare for trials
Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as contracts and mortgages
Get affidavits and other formal statements that may be used as evidence in court
Help lawyers during trials by handling exhibits, taking notes, or reviewing trial transcripts
File exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court or opposing counsel
Call clients, witnesses, lawyers, and outside vendors to schedule interviews, meetings, and depositions.”

What training is required to become a Paralegal?

An associate’s or bachelor’s degree is required, depending on the employer. Some employers may also require on-the-job training or certain certification. Most degree programs can be completed within 2 years time.

How much do Paralegals earn?

The median salary for Paralegals in the U.S. in 2015 is recorded as; $48,810/Year or roughly $23.47 per hour. Projected growth from 2012-2022 is estimated at 17 percent for Paralegals and Legal Assistants.

 

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Concluding Thoughts:

There are several institutions that not only teach law, but that specialize in law. Take advantage of the resources provided. We learned earlier that Paralegals can be certified/done schooling within 2 years time. Much success on your journey!

 

 

Jobs

Law Crossing –A job board with open Paralegal Jobs.

USA.

Indeed –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

LinkedIn –A job board with open Paralegal Jobs.

Upwork –A job with open Paralegal positions.

Simply Hired –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

Career Jet –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

JuJu –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

Monster –A job board with open Paralegal jobs. Oregon.

TJL –A job board with open Internships for Paralegal(s) and Attorneys.

Live Career –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

CACI –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

Trovit –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

People Per Hour –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

RockyMT Paralegal –A job board with open Legal jobs.

Boston Paralegal –An open Paralegal position.

Jobs 2 Careers –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

Higher Ed –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

Telecommuter Jobs –A job board with open Paralegal jobs.

Paralegal Jobs –A job board with open Legal Assistant jobs.

Canada.

 

Resources

Vt Paralegal –Tools and resources.

Paralegal Society –Free research resources.

Case Pacer –5 necessary resouces for Paralegals.

Legaco –Top 10 IP resources for Paralegals.

How to become a Paralegal –25 best apps.

 

 

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