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Susan in Archer, Florida

Paralegal careers

Is there a paralegal that could answer the following questions? 1. Name of paralegal, legal assistant or legal secretary, his/her employer,...

Undecided again! in Lafayette, Colorado

Updated 40 months ago

City of Denver or State of Colo.?? - 114 Replies

State of Colo. pays less, but seems to have better benefits, like paid time off. City of Denver has a job that suits me better. Seems like movement...

Need guidance in Warwick, Rhode Island

Updated 40 months ago

Paralegal Salaries & Job Market in California? - 148 Replies

Hi everyone, I'd appreciate any advice anyone has. I 24 and I have a BA in Literature and am debating between becoming a high school teacher or a...

Mezosub in Los Angeles, California

Updated 40 months ago

New Paralegal Opportunity - Lowball Offer? - 1 Reply

I am in my mid-20's. I have a B.S. in Administration of Justice and an ABA-approved paralegal certificate. I have 3.5 yrs of law office experience,...

vichere74 in Mendon, Michigan

Looking for an ABA online Paralegal college

The colleges near me offer in-class only courses and are more than an hour away from my home. Any recommendations for an ALL online ABA college or...

LS in Edmond, Oklahoma

Updated 40 months ago

Question about becoming a paralegal - 1 Reply

Currently just graduated with a bachelors degree in criminal justice and interested in working as a paralegal. Looking at postings, they are mostly...

Thinking about it in Grapevine, Texas

Updated 41 months ago

The Parelegal Job Market Sucks? - 126 Replies

I'm a parelegal student at a community college and have been considering switching to a network administration program. I am already aware that many...

Indie_One in Wichita, Kansas

Updated 41 months ago

Exploring the possibilities of freelance paralegal work... - 1 Reply

Hi, I have been a self-employed mortgage professional for the past ten years, and I have a notary license as well. I have done very well but this...

katty123 in Tallahassee, Florida

Updated 42 months ago

Paralegal degree first or business mngt. - 30 Replies

I just completed my military service in the US Army and I am contemplating in entering the paralegal career field. I am interested in practicing in...

sad-cindy in Wilmington, Delaware

Updated 42 months ago

WORST TEMP ASSIGNMENTS AND WHY FIRED - 3 Replies

Ater graduating from Paralegal School, I was temping while looling for my full-time Paralegal job. One assignment was working for a corporation in...

Itis in San Diego, California

Updated 42 months ago

I'm very confused. - 3 Replies

For the longest I have been wanting to become a paralegal. It's not so I can move onto being a lawyer, it's because I want to be a paralegal. I love...

BG in Carlsbad, California

Updated 42 months ago

I want to be a paralegal, but am unsure of what to specialize in? - 1 Reply

After extensive research, I have decided I would like to go to school for paralegal studies, however I'm undecided on what area of law to specialize...

ang in Highland, New York

Updated 42 months ago

Skills "Refresher" courses? - 8 Replies

Hello, I am a paralegal who has been out of circulation for a few years. Can anyone recommend a refresher CLE or course that would help me sharpen up...

BG in Carlsbad, California

Updated 43 months ago

Center for Legal Studies - 15 Replies

A while back, I heard about this program http://www.legalstudies.com/index.asp I never attended or anything, but I did call to ask a few questions. I...

BG in Carlsbad, California

Updated 43 months ago

Two year Associates degree from a city college or an accelerated certificate course from a Top Tier private university? - 1 Reply

I'm developing plans to become a paralegal and I want to figure out the best course of action to achieve the best education to prepare me to enter...

TDayME in Lewiston, Maine

Real Estate Sales Agent course for Paralegal position

I'm interested in becoming a real estate paralegal. I received my paralegal certificate 6 years ago and worked in litigation as a legal assistant...

Legalpara in Patchogue, New York

Confusion on Paralegal salary in NY?

Hi, currently working as a paralegal in a small law firm. About 25 employees total, started here as a stentil typist and worked my way up to...

Matthew in West Bend, Wisconsin

Updated 45 months ago

Paralegal and bachelor's degree - 2 Replies

I'm 22 years old and have recently acquired my B.A. in Communication this past May. Upon graduating, I had no professional work experience/internships...

KrisChi in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 46 months ago

does paralegal certificate really value over $13,000? - 5 Replies

I'm accepted by NYU paralegal study program this spring semester, but the high tuition fee let me feel lost. Do people really need get paralegal...

NCRC in Stockton, California

Updated 46 months ago

Unemployed Paralegal looking for help! I was told the field was suppose to need paralegals and finding that to be untrue. - 38 Replies

Hello everyone! I was hoping to seek some help. I entered into college as an undecided major. I started to complete my associates as a general for...

BW in Carlsbad, California

Updated 46 months ago

Help I don't know what to do after getting my Associates in Paralegal Studies! - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I have been going to a community college to get an AS in paralegal studies thinking I could transfer to another school to get a...

Here in San Diego, California

Updated 46 months ago

I want to be a legal secretary..is it the right choice? - 3 Replies

How long do you have to work? Is it worse than being a paralegal? Is it too much work for someone straight out of high school? Please give me your...

thepeeeeej in Los Angeles, California

Am I making the right decisions? I need your advice! Please help!!!

So let me give you a back story as to why I'm thinking about getting a Paralegal certificate. I have a BA Degree in Film from the Philippines but...

Western Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 47 months ago

Crazy Paralegal/ Lawyer E-mail Exhange - 9 Replies

There weas recently an interesting e-mail exchange between an attorney and a law student applying for a job as a paralegal. Both of them need to...

Ashiea in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 47 months ago

A couple questions for paralegals who are already employed - 39 Replies

1. What are the hours of the job like? Do you get to make your own (because you're doing your research on your own, working alone)? 2. I have a...

TMF

Updated 47 months ago

Flunked out of law school, paralegal good route? - 17 Replies

Only law school I could get accepted into was in Michigan. Flunked out after 1 1/2yrs. Loved the material but couldn't test well I guess. Going...

FS in Rockville Centre, New York

Updated 48 months ago

Is being a Paralegal a good choice? - 160 Replies

I am a student in the University of Miami, trying to finish up and get accepted into a law school (though I am just a 21 year old junior right now)...

VanessaFas in East Haven, Connecticut

Updated 48 months ago

Being a Teacher vs. a Paralegal - 103 Replies

Hi! I just moved to CT and I'm torn between choosing two career paths: teacher vs. paralegal. I have a BA in English Literature. I want to...

Displaced Legal Professional in Denver, Colorado

Updated 48 months ago

Plaintiff Paralegal Salary and Overtime - 1 Reply

Do plaintiff paralegal's get salary and overtime pay? Just started working on the plaintiff's side and was curious what to ask for? Thank you!

Prof in Brampton, Ontario

Canadians: Paralegal Freelance Online

Has anyone had experience trying online freelancing as a paralegal? Do websites like http://proffer.ca deliver? Or is it just a waste of time?

Holly in Orem, Utah

Updated 50 months ago

Any tips for working for a single attorney in family law? - 2 Replies

I recently accepted a position to work as a paralegal for a single attorney office, specializing in family law. Can anyone give any tips or advice...

Erica in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 50 months ago

paralegal interview/questions - 3 Replies

Hi everybody, I'm a college student and I just switched my major to paralegal studies which I'll be starting next semester. Part of one of my...

evansk541

Preparing for Employment

I'm currently an sophomore undergraduate student studying English with a Pre-Law concentration tacked on to that. I'm trying to find some temporary...

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 50 months ago

WOLI online school CLA vs A.S. degree in paralegal studies? Help, please! - 1 Reply

I am a 27 year old female that lives in florida (currently a stay at home mother of 2) thinking about becoming a paralegal, but not sure what to look...

Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 51 months ago

For those exiting the paralegal field- your thoughts and feelings? - 19 Replies

I am writing this as a person who holds a BA and paralegal certificate from an ABA program. I graduated back in 2009 and have decided to move on as...

vg2388 in Santa Rita, Guam

selecting the school

I have a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice and decided to obtain a certificate in paralegal studies. Considering my physical location, an online...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 53 months ago

Looking into persuing paralegal degree.. lots of questions - 216 Replies

Ok, so im looking to start in A community college for a degree in Paralegal studies and i have a few questions. Is it worth it and does to pay off to...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 53 months ago

Top Challenges Facing Paralegals in the 21st Century. - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, I am doing a research project for school, and I was wondering if I could have some of your thoughts on this question. I know that...

MMerino in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Updated 53 months ago

4-year degree required. *sigh* - 69 Replies

I see this all day, every day. Paralegal job ads that specifically state that a Bachelor's degree is required. I have 6 years of experience as a...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 53 months ago

Is Paralegal a wise career choice? - 1 Reply

I have been working a hard labor job for almost seven years now and decided I no longer want to perform this kind of labor. I am 24 years old and the...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 53 months ago

How do I request an annual performance evaluation? (Paralegal) - 9 Replies

I need to request an evaluation in order to be considered for an annual raise. I was hoping someone would have advice on how to email the office...

Used to love my job : ( in Denver, Colorado

Updated 55 months ago

Getting fired! - 24 Replies

I'm about to be fired. One of the attorneys I know told me. I've been here many years and was really upset to hear about it. Although, I was...

BG in Carlsbad, California

Updated 56 months ago

Becoming a Paralegal - 2 Replies

I'm a recent college graduate where I earned a bachelors in Poli Sci and Econ. I want to go to law school, but finances are slowing me down right...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 57 months ago

Work at Home Paralegal Opportunities? - 124 Replies

I'm a stay at home mom and would like to pursue a paralegal career in the near future. I have a Bachelor's in English and 8 years of legal...

dlsny3 in Wake Forest, North Carolina

Updated 57 months ago

Fed up paralegal in Florida - 51 Replies

Hello everyone, I've been checking out these forums for a while but this is the first time I'm posting. I'm just so frustrated and need a place to...

Eliud in Easton, Pennsylvania

Updated 57 months ago

Nonprofit organizations and Paralegal - 5 Replies

Do nonprofit organizations hire paralegals? I've always been interested in becoming a paralegal and work for nonprofit organizations to help...

Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 57 months ago

Case Management Methods - 6 Replies

I know this is a jobs forum, but I was wondering if I could get any suggestions here. I work as a paralegal (with slightly over one year of...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 57 months ago

Employment restrictions due to prior felony conviction - 4 Replies

I am about to enroll in a Paralegal program, haven't decided on a 2 or 4 year program yet,but before I do anything else can someone tell me if you...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 58 months ago

Paralegal Career Advancement or Career Change Options? - 57 Replies

I'm a 32 year old male who's considering paralegal work. I've read much of the sobering talk on this website but the personality and career placement...

worn out in Fishers, Indiana

Updated 58 months ago

career change* looking for advice on the different branches of study for paralegals - 8 Replies

i am new here please be nice :) currently starting a paralegal assoc program as a complete change in careers, ive always worked in healthcare admin....

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