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In a legal job, you’ll argue on behalf of people, companies or governments when disagreements arise over the law.

Legal work involves researching and analyzing legal issues and then explaining the law to your clients. When clients decide to act, you’ll deliver their arguments in court or by writing letters to the disagreeing parties.

In a small law office, an attorney’s job might include criminal and civil cases. In a large firm, lawyers tend to focus on a specialty area of criminal or civil law, such as immigration law or personal-injury cases. Other attorney careers are in the public sector where jobs include working as a criminal or civil prosecutor, an investigator or a regulator.

In a paralegal job or legal assistant job, you’ll help attorneys by doing investigations, research and administrative tasks.

Legal Job Market


Legal job opportunities are expected to grow 11 percent from 2010 to 2020, which is about the same as the average for all jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Demand for attorneys might fall because companies are using large accounting firms or paralegals to do the jobs attorneys used to do.

Legal jobs in the public sector are influenced by local, state and federal budgets. When those are cut, public legal jobs can decline. In addition, law schools are producing more lawyers than needed for the current number of legal job openings, so some recent graduates are having a hard time finding full-time legal employment.

Paralegal jobs will grow 18 percent, about as fast as other occupations between 2010 and 2020, the BLS says. Because paralegal salaries are lower than attorney salaries, law firms and corporations push to have paralegals do as much of the work as possible. However, when the workload drops, law firms want attorneys working on cases so they can bill clients, a practice that decreases demand for paralegals.

Legal Salaries


The median lawyer salary was $113,310 in 2011, the BLS says. The median salary for paralegals was $46,730 in 2011.

Those earning the most during their legal careers are usually partners, work at large firms or work in high-cost cities. Lawyers who own their own practices usually make less than partners, the BLS says.
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Our client is a well-respected Litigation Support/eDiscovery/Managed Services provider based in Philadelphia, seeking a Senior Litigation Support Analyst to work on-site at a law firm client in Philadelphia. They are looking for an experienced litigation support professional with both technical and consultative skills. Responsibilities: · Works with case teams and litigation technology professiona...
JOB OVERVIEW Tyco is currently hiring a Senior Trademark Paralegal to work in our Boca Raton, FL office. The successful candidate will provide trademark support for Tyco on a global basis. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Prosecution/Acquisitions: Coordinating with Senior IP Counsel and other paralegals in filing and prosecuting global trademark applications and developing trademark application filing...
DECATUR, 35601
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
ENTERPRISE, 36330
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
TAYLOR, 48180
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
SMYRNA, 37167
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
TRENTON, 38382
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
CORPUS CHRISTI, 78416
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
ROUND ROCK, 78665
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
DEFINITION This position is under supervision of the General Counsel. S/he will be responsible for providing assistance to the Office of General Counsel in handling administrative and business matters and performing related work as required; composing and preparing legal documents of a confidential nature concerning internal NCTD matters; providing legal secretarial/administrative support to Gener...
City Title is a fast-paced, dynamic title company representing many of the major lenders in town. Candidates looking to apply must meet the following requirements and responsibilities: Escrow Processor- Responsibilities include: * Order title examinations/surveys * Examine title reports and type title commitments * Order lien payoffs * Ship/return files to lenders * Assisting with customer service...
SPRINGVILLE, 84663
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
HAMPTON, 23666
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
FLORENCE, 29506
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
GREENVILLE, 29605
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
HURON, 57350
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
SALISBURY, 21801
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
GRAND LEDGE, 48837
As an Army National Guard Paralegal Specialist, you will play a key role in the Army’s judicial system. You will assist judges, Army lawyers, and unit commanders with legal matters and judicial work. The Paralegal Specialist provides legal and administrative support in such diverse areas as international law, contract law, defense legal services, and judicial legal services. Your training will ena...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. MANAGER, REGULATORY COMPLIANCE-0192131024 Description Job Grade # 30 VISTAKON®, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, is recruiting a Manager, Regulatory Compliance, to be located in Jacksonville, Florida. VISTAKON®, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, is a worldwide company with operations in the United States, Japan, La...
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