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  • Should I Get an MLS, an LLM, or a JD?

    For working adults who want a legal education that can provide a new direction for their current profession, but who do not want to become an attorney, there are several degrees that support a legal education, including a Master of Legal…

  • Is a Master’s in Legal Studies Worth It?

    Earning a Master’s in Legal Studies is a worthwhile investment for anyone who wants to bring legal expertise into their professional career. Students working towards masters in legal studies will work closely with attorneys and paralegals on all types of…

  • Should I Choose a Local or National Paralegal College?

    For new students interested in paralegal studies, making a choice between community college and a big state university or private college can be a hard decision to some. There are pros and cons to both, and the cost is not…

  • The Paralegal Career Path: What Can I Do With a Paralegal Degree?

    Paralegals are highly-trained assistants who provide support to lawyers. Paralegals play a crucial role in legal proceedings since they are often responsible for interviewing witnesses, filing court paperwork, and researching case law. As the demand for paralegals has grown, salaries…

  • Why Choose ABA Approved Paralegal Programs?

    Paralegal programs are extremely common; there’s no definite number, but the American Bar Association estimates that there are more than 1200, including certificates, associate’s, and bachelor’s programs. However, not all of those are ABA approved paralegal programs. According to the…

  • What is an ABA Paralegal?

    In today's world, new legal issues appear daily. With the ever-increasing use of social media and mobile devices to conduct business as well as have fun and games, questions regarding privacy and other matters are at the forefront in law…

  • What is a DWI Paralegal?

    A DWI paralegal is a paralegal involved in the criminal defense of individuals accused of or charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI), also known as driving under the influence (DUI). A DWI paralegal assists lawyers hired by individuals needing to…

  • What is a Freelance Paralegal?

    A freelance paralegal otherwise referred to as a contract or virtual paralegal is in every sense of the word a business owner. Freelance paralegals offer services to various attorneys and organizations according to how the need arises. The services they…

  • Can Someone with an Expunged Criminal Record Become a Paralegal?

    The legal industry is one of the most complex and strictly regulated industries in the nation. Hundreds of laws and regulations govern what is and is not acceptable behavior for lawyers and their agents. Within any particular law firm, there…

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