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Paralegal Overview

Paralegals acts as assistants and as support staff to lawyers. They are responsible for writing out new contracts and drafting documents that lawyers will use with clients and in courtrooms. They also file the documents and keep records of past transactions. Paralegal jobs require familiarity with different filing systems because paralegals will often keep track of important files pertaining to upcoming cases. Lawyers and attorneys will call on paralegals for help when it comes to researching new topics and finding information that will help their clients. Paralegals occasionally meet with clients and record meetings between clients and their lawyers. As law offices keep growing, those lawyers need law office receptionists, law office assistants and research assistants.

Paralegal Education Requirements

Paralegals are usually required to have a minimum of an associate's degree or equivalent vocational training. More than 40 percent of all paralegals have at least a bachelor's degree. Many vocational programs across the country offer training for high school students that let them work as paralegals after graduation, and adult students can attend similar programs at vocational schools and community colleges. Paralegals learn the complex language that lawyers use during their training. They also need to possess good time management, communications and critical thinking skills.

Paralegal Job Market

The outlook for paralegal jobs is good. The number of paralegals working in the field in 2012 was 277,000, but this figure will grow to include an additional 46,200 jobs by 2022. Statistics show that this is a growth of 17 percent, which is much faster than most industries. As more students enter law school and pass their bar exams, they will need support staff who can handle tasks and issues outside of the courtroom. Paralegals and legal assistants take care of details, which helps lawyers focus on their clients.

Paralegal Salary

The median salary reported by those working as paralegals is $45,000 to $46,990, which comes out to a wage of $22.59 an hour. Those working for private law firms and corporate legal teams typically earn more than those working for state and federal government agencies.

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NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company Austin, TX, 78719
Summary: At the direction and with the oversight of the Compliance Director and the Chief Legal Officer (“CLO”), the Compliance Paralegal III will perform specifically delegated paralegal work in support of the Compliance/Legal functions. Essential Functions: Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed below are representative of the knowl...
Huntsman currently has an immediate opening for a dynamic individual with proven capability as a/an Trademark Paralegal in The Woodlands Administrative HQ, TX 77380 US Essential responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following: Manage Company's international trademark portfolio and related trademark issues, including Conduct Preliminary Searches Administration of ...
About Philadelphia Energy Solutions Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) is a leading manufacturer of petroleum and petrochemical products. PES owns and operates two domestic refineries, Girard Point and Point Breeze, the longest continuously operating refineries on the East Coast. PES processes approximately 350,000 barrels of crude oil per day, making...
Disney Interactive delivers high-quality interactive entertainment experiences for Guests across all current and emerging digital media platforms. Disney Interactive produces blockbuster mobile, social and console games, including the hit mobile franchise Where’s My Water?, multiplatform video game Disney Infinity and the No. 1 virtual world for kids, Club Penguin. Disney Interactive also produces...
POSITION SUMMARY Corporate paralegal supporting lawyers in the corporate legal group with all transactions relating to corporate governance and regulatory issues for Aetna's Medicaid legal entities. Fundamental Components: Prepare all documents required to form corporations and/or limited liability companies in any state, including filings with the secretaries of state and departments of insura...
The Nielsen Company Wilton, CT, 06897
Responsibilities Work closely with sales, client service and contract administration on preparation of contracts.Provide significant negotiating and drafting assistance to contract administration, senior paralegals and attorneys, including running redlines. Review comments made by opposing counsel to form documents.Assemble all documents for execution by internal and external counterparts....
Job Category: Legal Clinical Licensure Required : N/A Job Type: Full Time Position Summary: The Litigation Paralegal will provide support to attorneys on the litigation team located in Woonsocket. Key duties will include responding to third-party subpoenas for prescription and business records, assisting with commercial, real estate and construction litigation, including responding to written d...
Total Quality Logistics Cincinnati, OH, 45201
Overview: The Legal Secretary/Paralegal will assist TQL’s Legal Department with the company’s legal affairs including handling matters involving, but not limited to, cargo claims, corporate law and governance, litigation tracking and maintenance, transportation law-related matters, and collections matters. Responsibilities: - Compose routine letters and memoranda and prepare reports using knowl...
West Valley College Saratoga, CA
PART-TIME, ASSOCIATE FACULTY POOL Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative....
POSITION SUMMARY Corporate paralegal supporting lawyers in the corporate legal group with all transactions relating to corporate governance and regulatory issues for Aetna's Medicaid legal entities. Fundamental Components: Prepare all documents required to form corporations and/or limited liability companies in any state, including filings with the secretaries of state and departments of insura...
ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launc...
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Boston, MA, 02298
Key Responsibilities • Maintain high quality Computer Packages Information (CPI) docketing system by accurately docketing all US and foreign IP correspondence • Coordinate domestic and international filings with the USPTO and foreign law offices and/or other foreign entities • Assist with payment of renewal fees, as required • Review and take action on correspondence received from foreign asso...
Army National Guard Louisville, TN
Start a new search >> Save it Upload Resume » See all jobs at this company » Learn More about Army National Guard» Printer-Friendly Version » Save this job» Email this job Job Overview Company: Army National Guard Base Pay: N/A Other Pay: N/A Employee Type: Part-Time Industry: Military Manages Others: Not Specified Job Type: Admin - Clerical Legal Admin Legal Required Education: ...
A well know manufacturing company is looking for paralegals that have two plus years of experience at a large firm. This is ONLY a temp assignment, but they are looking to hire on one jr. paralegal by the end of the year. Duties include (but not limited to): • Assisting with management of contracts, vendor and confidentiality agreements • Provide administrative support to the Sr. Paralegal and ...
Company Confidential Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401
Paralegal/Legal Assistant Tuscaloosa law firm seeking Paralegal/Legal Assistant with a minimum of 3 yrs experience in civil litigation. Ideal candidates must be knowledgeable of litigation process from inception to end, be able to assist with drafting pleadings and discovery, be proficient in e-filing and maintaining of litigation files. Candidates must have good organizational skills, be able to...
Emerson Network Power Florham Park, NJ
Search Now Log In Job Alerts Career Home Job Details Language APPLY NOW! Contract Administrator / Paralegal Print Job ID ENP-00004046 Emerson Company ASCO Power Technologies Country United States State/Province New Jersey City Florham Park Publish Start Date Jun 19 2014 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Previous Job Next Job Job Description ASCO Power Technologies, an ...
Christopher & Banks Corporation Plymouth, MN
Overview: Christopher & Banks is looking for aCorporate Paralegalat our Corporate Office, located inPlymouth, MN. Christopher & Banks is a well known specialty retailer; we’ve been dressing women for over 50 years. Our mission is to design for and speak to the boomer consumer in a way no other retailer does. If you work best in an environment of teamwork and genuine collaboration, are an optimis...
Company Confidential WEST PALM BEACH, FL
PARALEGAL WPB law office has immediate opening for experienced Estate Planning Paralegal • Min 5 yrs Florida exp. in Probate/Trust Administration / Guardianship • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi task. • Ability to work with an extremely high level of accuracy. • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office Suite and document management systems, Outlook, Lawgic. • Excel...
BLA Schwartz, PC specializes in business litigation and dispute resolution in California, Massachusetts and New York. Our clients range from publicly traded financial institutions to start-up technology companies that we serve with offices in Los Angeles, San Jose, Boston, Westwood (MA), and New York. Our senior attorneys apply big firm experience and sophistication with small firm focus on effici...
Our client, a regional law firm with offices in Denver, is seeking to hire a paralegal with experience in the Special Districts area. This paralegal will support the firm’s attorneys, and have extensive contact with clients, in a fast-paced practice environment, in all phases of special district organization and operations. Responsibilities will include: preparing and monitoring schedules of organ...

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