Everything that You Need to Know About Becoming a Paralegal! – A New Career, A New You!
By Janet Korman
If You’re Looking for a Career in The Legal Field Become a Paralegal and Make a Difference!
- Great job outlook!
- Job Security
- Fast paced
- Well Paid
- Lots of Paralegal Specialties to Choose From
- The Paralegal Field is Growing Fast in Popularity!
Thanks for stopping by! We have so many exciting things to tell you about Becoming a Paralegal. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in the legal field before? Or perhaps this is something that is brand new to you. If you have an analytical mind and like performing research, this might be the right career move for you!
Employment of paralegals and legal assistants is projected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations!
So, you might be asking what does a paralegal do exactly? Well, let’s explain. The American Bar Association (ABA) defines a paralegal as: “A person qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.”
Paralegals must be able to do case law research and citation, the foundation of law. Much of the time spent in preparing legal documents is related to research and citation. The life of a paralegal is very varied, and there’s always new and exciting things to work on!
There are so many specialties that you can ALWAYS find something that interests you!
If you already have a background in real-estate, you may like to choose that specialty, or perhaps you have an insurance background and would like to apply your skills to be an insurance paralegal. If you’ve got a medical background, you might decide to work in medical malpractice for instance!
Here are some of the avenues you can take when considering a paralegal career:
- Civil Litigation
- Corporate and Business Law
- Intellectual Property
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Automobile Accidents
- Business Organization: Incorporated Entities
- Family Law
- Contracts Administration/Contracts Management
- Criminal Litigation
- Real Estate
There is most likely something here that will interest you. You want to be happy in your work and finding a specialty you will enjoy and find interesting and well paid is a priority!
If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers!
After reading this book, you will know the answers to the following questions about Becoming a Paralegal, and much more!
How do I become a paralegal? Do I need a degree or is there a certificate program? What are the skills necessary to become successful in this field? How much does a paralegal earn? Can I start a paralegal business? What is the difference between a legal assistant and a paralegal?
Yes, there’s lots of questions and things you NEED to know before you jump into this! Of course, you’re not going to investigate further without some ANSWERS to your questions. We are here to help!
Written by a paralegal, this is a concise and informative guide that will save you ENDLESS HOURS of research!
INVEST IN YOUR PARALEGAL FUTURE NOW!
Become who you deserve to be in a career that you’ll love!
P.S. We hope you’ll let us know when you land your dream job!
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