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  • How much does it cost to get a paralegal degree?

    The cost to get a paralegal degree depends on some factors that you can control and on others that are dictated by the school that you choose to attend. Paralegal schools set prices for tuition that is usually based on…

  • What is the ABA?

    Most people are familiar with the Bar Association, often reduced to simply "the Bar" though formerly referred to as the American Bar Association, or the ABA. As such, the ABA is recognized as the national representative of the legal profession.…

  • Can a paralegal change the world?

    What is a paralegal? Do their jobs matter? Can they make a difference? If you're considering a job as a legal paraprofessional, you should know right off the bat that the answer to all of these questions is "yes." Not…

  • Will I have to complete an internship to get my paralegal degree?

    Not every school requires an internship to get a paralegal degree, however, those that are certified by the American Bar Association (ABA) usually do. In fact, you can choose to take a degree program that does not require an internship;…

  • Will there be paralegal jobs available when I finish school?

    As long as there are lawyers, there will probably always be some form of paralegal employment. The Paralegal Profession has grown out of a need for lawyers to have non-legal assistants to carry out tasks they can’t find the time…

  • What Are The Most Common Paralegal jobs?

    If you are interested in legal jobs, but don't want to spend six or seven years in college studying law, consider working as a paralegal. As of May 2010, there were 256,000 paralegals employed in the U.S., with an expected…

  • What Does a Paralegal Do?

    A paralegal is a special assistant to a lawyer. A paralegal is not a member of the bar, nor an officer of the court. In general, a paralegal must work under a lawyer who must sign or authorize the work…

  • How long will it take to get my paralegal degree?

    Paralegals help lawyers and other legal professionals conduct research and organize all facts and information to a particular case. Paralegals are needed for the administrative duties that lawyers do not have the time to invest. Therefore, paralegals are essential to…

  • What can I expect to make as a paralegal?

    Wages for Helping The Legal Profession Paralegals, also known as legal assistants, help lawyers by doing such tasks as investigating facts, researching relevant laws and articles, and write reports They help legal professionals prepare for cases and may prepare trial…

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