Paralegal Jobs- Are They Out There?

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, the paralegal and legal assisting field is expected to grow at a rate of 17% between 2012 and 2022. Blog Learn Paralegal JobsAccording to the U.S. This is 6% faster than the average industry growth rate. Now, here’s where most of you reading this, say “No Way! I don’t believe that for a second!” […].

Your Top 5 Paralegal Job Search Questions Answered

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One of the most frustrating parts for paralegal students is finding that first job. There’s a lot of information out there online about finding a professional job in an industry. The problem is that not all of the information available is written from the perspective of someone who went through the process of finding that first job in the legal field. Because of that, we’ve put together this list of the top 5 paralegal job search questions and answers!

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Being a Paralegal

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Here’s a recent article from Paralegal Today which gives some good information about getting started on the Paralegal Path. It highlights the different educational requirements, how to evaluate schools and other information for those just beginning to consider a career as a Paralegal. Getting Started as a Paralegal. LinkedIn Paralegal Career paralegal jobs

What’s an Employer Looking for?

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I cannot speak for the others in my trade, but I know what I as an attorney want in a paralegal. Nothing like observing paralegal at work to determine whether he or she will fit into the team. Developing yourself as a paralegal job seeking hiring paralegals LinkedIn paralegal skills ParalegalsNot everything I want has to do with their training or education. Some of the things I look for have to do with who they are as a person. Honesty.

Five Law Firms Named to Fortune Magazine Top 100 List

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Job seekers who are rude to receptionists don’t get hired. Alston Bird Arnold Porter Baker Donelson Cooley Fortune Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For Paralegal Jobs Paralegals Perkins CoieFortune magazine has released its latest list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Fortune based its rankings on a survey sent to a random sample of employees, as well as a "culture audit" that gathers information about pay, benefits and workplace programs.

3 Basic Skills for the New Paralegal

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3 Basic Skills for the New Paralegal. Microsoft Word – Basic and Advanced Skills for the Paralegal. While you might already possess basic Microsoft Word skills, it’s simply not enough when you land your first Paralegal job.

15 Alternative Paralegal Career Options

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The skills that you’ve acquired throughout your paralegal career have opened the door to unlimited employment opportunities if you are looking for a paralegal career path that does not have the title “paralegal” that utilize your paralegal skills and experience.

9 TED Talks For Paralegals to Watch

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9 TED Talks For Paralegals. We’ve rounded up nine Ted Talks for Paralegals that you should be watching (not all at once!). You might think this would be about AI taking over paralegal jobs. As a paralegal, you’re under stress. Paralegal Tips

Paralegal Billable Hours – The Important Numbers

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If you are a paralegal working in a law firm with an annual billable hour requirement, there are a few numbers that you should be tracking every month. Because it’s important to your paralegal career. That’s 7,500 hours less than the law firm budgeted for their paralegals.

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.

19 Tips to Streamline Records Retrieval

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Many paralegals are tasked with managing this process across multiple attorneys – sometimes even multiple departments. Implementing these tips at your firm may greatly increase the overall efficiency of your records retrieval process as part of your paralegal job responsibilities.

What Is A Litigation Paralegal

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If you are considering becoming a paralegal, currently studying to become a paralegal or have recently graduated and are looking for a job in this field, you may want to consider becoming a litigation paralegal. This is one of the more demanding paralegal jobs, but it is also one of the most exciting and rewarding

How to Write a Paralegal Resume

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There are several important steps in becoming a professional paralegal. Resumes are important for almost any job you are pursuing, but they are especially important for paralegals due to the competitive nature of the field. Law firms only want to hire the best paralegals, which means your resume needs to distinguish you from the other candidates. This is the right choice for new paralegals who have very little work experience.

A day in the life at a legal technology firm

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Following this, I secured a paralegal job in the firm’s Derivatives team in the London office during which I was able to self-fund my LPC. Try to be curious, I know it is very tiring to do more than what you already have to do for your studies or job, but being curious is invaluable.

Paralegal Ranked #15 in the Best Social Jobs Category Rankings in the USA

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Best Jobs U.S News and World Report has ranked Paralegal work #15 in the best social jobs category, for the year 2017. There is a popular saying in the legal world and it goes something like, “behind every prodigious lawyer, is a prodigious paralegal.” Many will argue that there is truth in this saying because the paralegal is the one who aids attorneys in practically every aspect of the legal profession.

Helpful Resources for Legal Assistants

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So to help you on your quest for knowledge, we’ve compiled a resource list that will help you navigate the job market and give you more background knowledge on the profession. Let’s jump right in: Web Resources: Indeed - review Legal Assistant job descriptions to get a better idea of the job responsibilities. Legal Break-In: Get That Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, or Paralegal Job! –

Paralegals v. Artificial Intelligence – Friend or Foe?

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The Paralegal v2.0. has already made its presence known in the legal field igniting worry about our job security. The topic of Attorneys and paralegals v. pouring into the legal industry, it does not necessarily mean that paralegals will ever become obsolete. A paralegal serves a more substantial purpose and is likely to maintain employment. could be a friend rather than a foe of paralegals. Paralegals always desire to work smarter and not harder.