A Paralegals Workday

One of the most interesting facts about becoming a paralegal is that one work day is never like another. There is always different tasks to perform, different information to deal with, different people with whom to interact. This fact alone makes working in the paralegal field a very appealing prosp…

Paralegal Training For Young People

If you are a young person with an interest in the legal field, but not yet certain about your life’s goals, becoming a trained paralegal may be the answer for you. There are two main reasons for considering this possibility. First, paralegal work is a great career in itself. After you have begun th…

What Can You ExpectFrom Paralegal Training

Although there are a number of different types of credentials for paralegals, and, therefore, variations in the lengths and types of coursework which one must successfully complete in order to receive his or her credentials, they all have the common purpose of educating the individual to take on an …

Credentials For Paralegals

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 f…

Considering Specialized Fields Of Law As A Paralegal

One very important fact that you may not have thought of in your preparations to become a paralegal is that while attorneys have a number of wonderful options in specialized fields of law, so will you! This will be an excellent opportunity for you to work in the specific area which interests you the…

Why The Paralegal Field Needs You

When you are thinking about what you can gain from becoming a paralegal, it is a good idea to look also at the other side of the picture how much you yourself can contribute to this field.

As an individual, you have many positive assets which can be a wonderful influence in the office where you wor…

Paralegals And Unauthorized Practice Of Law

UPL or Unauthorized Practice of Law is often one of the most dreaded terms for paralegals and attorneys alike. While the logical reason for this is that Unauthorized Practice of Law frequently results in the individual losing his or her credentials to practice, the additional factor is that states r…

Continuing Legal Education For Paralegals

You may have heard of CLE, but are not sure of what it is or why it is important. It is not difficult to find the answers to everything you need to know on this subject. For a paralegal and, for that matter, anyone in the legal profession. Continuing Legal Education is indeed important! Whether or n…

Why Pro Bono Work Is Important For A Paralegal

Although you probably love your job as a paralegal, there is something else that you can do in addition to your regular job. Pro Bono work is a way in which you can use your knowledge, skills, and experience, to benefit others. Not only does Pro Bono work provide a much-needed service to people who …

Paralegals And Document Preparation

If you live in one of the states which allow non-attorneys to work in document preparation, you have an exciting way in which you can put your paralegal knowledge to work. It is essential, however, for you to know in advance your particular state laws regarding this subject.

There are a number of p…