Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

TheEstrinReport

Is there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants. Bottom line – it’s not a bad time to be in, or to be getting into, a paralegal or legal assistant position*.

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Is Mandatory Paralegal Certification Necessary?

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Currently, obtaining paralegal certification is not a mandatory requirement; in fact, for most states (California is the only exception to this rule), the paralegal field is not required to be regulated at all. However, many paralegals choose to be self-regulating, following standards and codes of ethics of local or national paralegal associations

In case you missed it - June 2020

PARALEGAL.EDU

We wanted to provide a reminder of our upcoming paralegal certificate class start dates and application deadlines along with some links to recent articles posted by CALS. All of us at Center for Advanced Legal Studies hope you are safe and well during these difficult times.

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TheEstrinReport

Our client, a global law firm, is seeking an experienced Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal for its Los Angeles. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years experience in a law firm; BA and paralegal certificate. Are you seeking a new position? You will work with very high-wealth clients in high profile roles. The salary is up to $135,000 with great benefits and stable environment in this COVID day and age. Send your resume to chere@estrinlegalstaffing.com

Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal Position

TheEstrinReport

Our client, a global law firm, is seeking an experienced Trusts & Estate Planning Paralegal for its Los Angeles. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years experience in a law firm; BA and paralegal certificate. Are you seeking a new position?

Graduation Live Stream - February 27, 2021

PARALEGAL.EDU

On February 27, 2021, at 10:00 AM Central, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 67th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs. Just over 5 months ago graduation was held virtually as well and 103 paralegal credentials were conferred.

Paralegal Profile: Jaye Koch, ACP

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Jaye Koch, ACP, is a Senior Paralegal at the Virginia Beach Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney where she enjoys doing any type of research (especially legal) and trial preparation. Political Science, from Virginia Wesleyan College 1982 and a Paralegal Certificate, from Tidewater Community College, 1986. She earned her NALA Certified Paralegal designation in 2004 and her ACP-Trial Practice (NALA), in 2009. What prompted you to choose a paralegal career?

Graduation Live Stream - September 12, 2020

PARALEGAL.EDU

On September 12, 2020, Center for Advanced Legal Studies will hold its 66th Commencement Ceremony for graduates of its paralegal programs, and wow how different it will be. A total of 103 paralegal credentials will be conferred.

5 Tips to Improve Proofreading

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It’s not something they teach in most paralegal certificate programs or even in college. Fast-Track Friday Tip from The Paralegal Boot Camp. The post 5 Tips to Improve Proofreading appeared first on Paralegal Bootcamp. Paralegal TipsProofreading Tips. We are not all naturals at proofreading. They teach you how to write, but not how to proofread your writing. Proofreading is a skill, and like most other skills, it is one that can be improved over time.

Paralegal Project Management Tip

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For this Fast-Track Friday tip, let’s look at one principle of project management that you can easily apply to any of your paralegal projects. As paralegals, you’re already working as project managers, even if it’s not in an official capacity. Example for a Litigation Paralegal.

50 Tips for New Paralegals

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We asked paralegals across the country “What one tip would you give to a new paralegal that you wished someone told you early in your paralegal career?” ” Here are their answers that we want to share with new paralegals. 50 Tips for New Paralegals.

10 Things Attorneys Look For in a Paralegal

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Things Attorneys Look For In a Paralegal. Do you want to know what things attorneys look for in a paralegal? As a paralegal, this skill includes focusing on the minute details while also looking at the big picture. View this video post on paralegal attention to detail.

Paralegal Career Growth

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As a new paralegal or someone who has been working as a paralegal for a few years, this is a great time to set S.M.A.R.T.E.R. The same thing can happen to your paralegal career if you’re not careful. When to Start Your Paralegal Career Growth Plan. discovery certification.

Top 5 best and worst things about being a paralegal

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Being a paralegal is a challenging career full of ups and downs. I am about to list the top 5 best and worst things about being a paralegal in 2019. Let’s start with the Top 5 Best things about being a paralegal: 1. The paralegal profession is more in demand now than ever. It’s worth mentioning that paralegals with formal training, including an Associates in Paralegal Studies or Paralegal Certificate are in higher demand.

2019 NALA Conference & Expo

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Paralegals were enthusiastically involved and traveled from all over the country to join in on the educational fun. As for the CIA’s part, they were actively recruiting paralegals from the conference to be in the Office of General Counsel which is responsible for advising the director of the CIA. NALA Annual 2019: Benefits of Paralegal Certification. NALA Past President Kelly LaGrave sits down to talk about certification and the benefits thereof.

Top 5 best and worst things about being a paralegal

LexBlog

Being a paralegal is a challenging career full of ups and downs. I am about to list the top 5 best and worst things about being a paralegal in 2019. Let’s start with the Top 5 Best things about being a paralegal: 1. The paralegal profession is more in demand now than ever. It’s worth mentioning that paralegals with formal training, including an Associates in Paralegal Studies or Paralegal Certificate are in higher demand.

NALA Receives Accreditation of the Certified Paralegal Program

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The NCCA has accredited the NALA Certified Paralegal certification program for a five-year period, expiring April 30, 2019. Founded in 1975, NALA is a professional association providing continuing education and professional certification to paralegals. Currently, over 8,900 paralegals may use the Certified Paralegal (CP) designation. The CP credential has been awarded to over 17,822 paralegals in its span of almost 40 years.