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  • 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…

  • Do I have to get a degree to be a paralegal?

    Working as a paralegal is an incredibly rewarding job. Not only does it offer you the chance to work in the legal field without years of law school, but it also gives you the opportunity to work for positive results…

  • Is it difficult to get paralegal certification?

    While the work can be intensive, getting a paralegal certificate altogether is not difficult. Becoming a paralegal can happen in several ways. Each state has its own requirements for becoming a paralegal. One may become a paralegal by working directly…

  • What Kind of Jobs are Available With a Paralegal Degree?

    The economy is in a very turbulent state right now, with thousands of people out of work and thousands more unsure of their current stability. One section of the economy that seems to be somewhat stable are criminal justice careers,…

  • What is the benefit to getting my paralegal degree online?

    A paralegal's job is absolutely essential to the success of any law firm. Lawyers depend on paralegals to handle important things like billing clients appropriately, keeping proper records, and assisting with vital research. Paralegals work in conjunction with lawyers who…

  • What is a paralegal?

    Most people are familiar with what a lawyer does. Everyone has seen at least one television show with a tense courtroom, an overbearing judge, and a discriminating jury. The right well-trained lawyer walks into the room and with a few…

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