Career Questions tagged Paralegal
How can I choose what type of paralegal I should be?
I'm currently a senior at a private school. I have always had an interest in the law field and just recently chose to go in the direction of being a paralegal. I desire to attend Drury University in Springfield, Mo. #law #paralegal #drury
I've always been interested in law but couldn't afford a law degree. I think the best way would be to become a paralegal but I've been unsuccessfull in finding an online paralegal degree program. I live in a very rural city the nearest city is over an hour away any recommendations for an online...
What requirements do you need to have completed to be a paralegal?
#law #criminal-justice #paralegal #requirements
When you graduated from the paralegal program how hard was it to find your first job?
How is the job market for paralegals currently? I've heard it's increasing but I was wondering how hard it would be for freshly graduated paralegals to find a job over experienced paralegals? Did you find a job soon after graduation or did you end up having to take a regular job for a while...
What is the hardest class in the paralegal program?
I'm going to attend an university to get my bachelors in paralegal studies and I was wondering what I can expect the hardest class/part of being a paralegal is? And did the classes actually help you in your daily job activities? #paralegal #university
Can I become a paralegal with a criminal justice degree? Is a paralegal a stressful job? Can I work independently or is it best to land a position with an attorney?
Becoming a paralegal is something that I have thought deeply about and considered on more than one occasion. As I near the end of my schooling, I am wondering if this position is a as stressful as being a legal secretary (a position I previously held and despised! ) and if I will need to obtain...
Other than samples of my writing, what is appropriate to be included in my portfolio and/or resume?
I am an adult-learner entering an entirely new field of employment. I am a paralegal student and am beginning to put together a portfolio. Samples of my writing will be included (case brief, legal memo, client letter, etc.), but I would like to know if it is appropriate for me to include...
What specific transferable skills will be beneficial for selling myself in an interview following completion of a Certificate in Paralegal Studies, but with no prior work experience in the field?
For an adult-learner with no prior work experience in the legal field, but completing a Certificate in Paralegal Studies, what specific life skills might I use as transferable skills both on my resume and during an interview? #paralegal #legal #law #women-in-law
What is the best approach for a paralegal student to secure an internship in a small law firm?
I am currently a student in the Middlesex Community College, Certificate in Paralegal Studies program and will need to secure an internship for myself in the coming semester. I am in need of guidance as to the best way to get an attorney to agree to allow me to perform paralegal duties and not...
Returning to school after 30 years?
I'm trying to decide whether to continue with school or not. I am going for a Masters in Legal Studies, with the idea that I would be finishing it up about the time I retire (in 4 yrs), and would have it to fall back on in a third career, if I so choose. The program is approved by the American...
Is it a good idea to get a paralegal certification while going to school for pre-law?
I am planning on majoring in pre-law /psychology but was interested in being a paralegal while trying to earn money for law school. #lawyer #paralegal
what dose a paralegal do
do i need to have a degree and is it unpaid like an intern #law #lawyer #paralegal #paralegals
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