A Guide to Common Paralegal Studies Classes

How To Become A Paralegal

If you’re enrolled in a paralegal studies program or if you’re considering it, you probably have some questions about what you’ll learn in your classes. In this post, you’re going to learn a little bit about what you can expect to learn in your paralegal studies classes. . Criminal law always excites paralegal students. Contracts is an important class for paralegal studies. Resources Education paralegal textbooks

Tips for Mastering the Art of Case Briefing for Paralegals

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Learning to brief a case is one of the first things that you learn to do when you’re going to school to become a paralegal. The basic method for case briefing is often taught in Introduction to Paralegalism (or Introduction to Paralegal Studies).

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Joy as great-grandmum who worked as cleaner for nearly 30 years earns degree at 78

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– A great-grandmother, Vivian Cunningham, has received her degree at age 78 – She earned a liberal studies degree from Samford University in the United States – Cunningham has an associate degree in paralegal studies from Virginia College Our manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh

Adding Value to the Firm – Are you in or Out?

The Estrin Report

In doing so, you become a better version of yourself, a better paralegal, legal assistant, or whatever the role you may hold. I made a huge impact on my firm from an idea learned at a Paralegal conference. She a member of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA).

Paralegal Career Growth – From Receptionist to Director

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In our latest podcast episode, I interviewed Kim Barrett who started her career as a part-time law firm receptionist and is now the Director of Paralegals and Legal Professionals at a Global Law Firm. I had an associate’s degree in paralegal studies at the time.

Paralegal Career Benefits to Participating in Your Paralegal Association

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When you become a paralegal, the learning does not stop in the classroom or paralegal training program you attend. The desire to be one of the best paralegals where you work should push you to want to learn and gain all of the knowledge you can. Why Join A Paralegal Association?

6 Ways to Expand Your Paralegal Education

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If such a meme depicted a paralegal’s education, the visible tip of the iceberg would represent the formal, foundational education and essential working skills of that paralegal. . And what would a paralegal do if they wanted to delve into that deeper and wider realm of ice?

Paralegal Career Choice: Public Service or Private Practice

Paralegal Bootcamp

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. Paralegals and legal assistants held about 345,600 jobs in 2020. What is a Government Paralegal?

How to Become a Virtual Legal Assistant

The Estrin Report

I worked as a paralegal “in-house” for 11-years, she says, “and although I found it very rewarding, I chose a different career path as a paralegal in the wireless telecommunications industry for about one-year. Compliance Paralegal.

Dealing with Emotional Clients: 9 Strategies for Paralegals

Paralegal Bootcamp

Many paralegals work in practice areas where cases have deep personal importance to their clients. Often, clients with out-of-control emotions directly impact work specific to paralegals. Difficult interactions with emotional clients are a perennial complaint amongst paralegals.

The Credentials of Paralegals

The Paralegal Resource

As there are a number of different credentials for paralegals, you may be wondering what the difference is and why it is relevant. Especially if you are now planning to begin your paralegal studies, it is a good idea for you to be aware of these facts so that you can make the decision that is best for you

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

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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. BSL also reports that the average annual salary for a paralegal stood at $48,810.

Paralegal Profile: Heidi Stephens

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Heidi Stephens is a freelance paralegal who resides in Griffin, Georgia. Heidi has an AS/Paralegal Studies from Liberty University and will receive her BS/Paralegal Studies from Liberty University in 2015. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. What prompted you to choose a paralegal career? If someone contemplating a paralegal career asked you for career advice, what would your answer be? Her clients include Imerys, eMerchantBroker.com, and various other companies.

One in Five Lawyers to Hire Paralegals in the Next Year

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According to a report published on March 15, 2017, on PRNewswire, paralegals may have more job opportunities throughout the year 2017. 21% of Lawyers who were interviewed by Robert Half Legal revealed that their company or law firm plans were to increase the number of paralegals working for them in the course of the year. Only 4% of those interviewed admitted to making plans to cut on the numbers of paralegals working in their firms.

What IS a paralegal, exactly?

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I think a shorter list is what one is not, but in summary, paralegals provide day to day support by assisting attorneys, law offices, or other various agencies conducting research, drafting legal documents, and handling cases. Paralegals play a critical role in the legal field as they ensure not only that the firm runs smoothly, but that the attorneys are well prepared and up to speed on their cases. Paralegals are an attorney’s right-hand person.

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.

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.