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Paralegal Jobs- Are They Out There?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the paralegal and legal assisting field is expected to grow at a rate of 17% between 2012 and 2022. 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!” In today’s economy, it can be difficult for anyone without at least two years of experience to land … [Read More...]

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Paralegal Quiz – Vocabulary

1. Choose the best definition for the word ambivalent: a. soft lighting b. having mixed feelings about something c. equal in value, force, or effect d. reacting quickly   2. A … [Read More...]

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Paralegal Jobs- Are They Out There?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the paralegal and legal assisting field is expected to grow at a rate of 17% between 2012 and 2022. This is 6% faster than the average industry growth … [Read More...]

Paralegal Education, How to Pay for It?

For many, the biggest obstacle to getting a college education or completing a certificate program is the expense. However, there are some ways that you can get help paying for your education and in … [Read More...]

5 Things You Should do Before Your Paralegal Education

Before you sign up for paralegal classes, there are 5 things that you really should do to increase your chances of finding a job and being successful as a paralegal.  Doing these 5 things before, … [Read More...]

10 Things You Can do With a Paralegal Degree

If you have graduated college and are ready to start your career but are unable to find work as a paralegal, do not worry. There are many jobs that you can do with your degree while you are waiting … [Read More...]

Answers to Becoming a Paralegal to Freelance Business

Educational Requirements for Becoming a Paralegal Q: Do I need to go to college to be a paralegal? A: Probably. If you already have a bachelor degree in something related to the paralegal field, … [Read More...]

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Paralegal Calendar Management

According to the American Bar Association (“ABA”), roughly 13% of malpractice claim errors are related to improper calendaring (See The Most Common Legal Malpractice Claims by Types of Alleged Error). … [Read More...]

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Advance Your Career

Social media isn’t just about connecting with other professionals, it is about connecting with the right professionals and building a reputation that can help you gain prestige and get a promotion or … [Read More...]

Paralegal Writing- 15 Words and Phrases You May be Using Wrong

You've  been speaking and writing your whole life and are pretty sure that you have a firm grasp of the English language, so you might be surprised to find out that many people use some common words … [Read More...]

Legal Ethics – Are You Being Properly Supervised?

A paralegal can perform any task that an attorney can, with the exceptions of representing a client in front of a judge, who is not an administrative law judge (“ALJ”), forming the attorney-client … [Read More...]

5 Steps to Getting Freelance Paralegal Work Using Online Job Boards

Whether you run your own freelance paralegal business or you just want to earn some extra cash, job boards are an excellent way to find freelance paralegal work. However, to be successful using job … [Read More...]

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Single Parents, Stressed? Discover How to Balance Work and Home

As a paralegal, I try to control everything around me.  A co-worker recently commented that I was a “control freak” and, to be honest, she is correct. For single parents, it may feel as if they are … [Read More...]

Paralegal’s Guide to Balancing Work and Life

If I had been asked to write this article four years ago, I would have said that a paralegal could not achieve a balance between work and life.  At best, a paralegal teeters on a tightrope holding her … [Read More...]

Ex-Paralegal puts skills to good use

This is a great article about a creative entrepreneur who fills a need in the marketplace.  There are many transferable skills that paralegals acquire, and it isn't always obvious how these skills can … [Read More...]

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