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Alyssa in Newton, Kansas

Updated 11 months ago

Background Checks.... - 14 Replies I have been a Paralegal in the State of Texas (Dallas) for over ten (10) years now, my boss lost his temper with me and fired me in...

Katherine in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 16 months ago

Recent Paralegal Certificate Graduate Who Can't Find Entry-Level Work - 2 Replies

Last summer I returned to college to work on a paralegal certificate and finished that certificate 2 months ago. When I started working on the...

V in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 16 months ago

Legal Studies or Paralegal ... on the way to law school ... Need info about working while attending school - 7 Replies

Hi there, This forum looks like a good place to get my question answered. I currently attend APU for a B.S. in Legal Studies. I plan to apply...

Dalsteen in Jacksonville, Florida

How to obtain a good paying job.

Florida in such a struggle to try to find a decent good paying job. It takes two to six months to even find a job and then their wages are between 15...


Average pay

Then, how come most of the sites I've looked for legal assistant salary information say that average annual salary is $42,000? From where these...

Tonya in Asheville, North Carolina

Updated 32 months ago

Legal Assistant - 30 Replies

This business stinks. I have been either a legal secretary or legal assistant for 27 years (I am certified in both) and they will screw, blue and...

Chicago Suburbnite in Illinois

Thinking About Becoming A Legal Assistant (avoid this field altogether)

You may be considering this as a new career field. You may be considering going back to school to earn a degree (AA/BA) or certificate in paralegal...

B.Falls in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 40 months ago

Legal Assistant - Looking for a way out! - 1 Reply

I've been a Receptionist/Legal Assistant for nearly 2 years, and can no longer stand the stress of supporting 2 partners and 5 attorneys by myself. ...

door in Taguig City, Philippines

legalities of employers

I just wondering if all employers here in indeed is legal.

jslinfla2 in Delray Beach, Florida

Updated 81 months ago

Top legal assistant skills needed to get the job. - 20 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every legal assistant must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your legal assistant...

mary in Lutz, Florida

Updated 99 months ago


We are all in a financial mess with our personal finances today. Don't get involved with a debt settlement company. Six months ago I was going to...

tmf1977 in White Plains, New York

Updated 104 months ago

Resume advice needed - 1 Reply

Hello All - I was downsized in late 2008 and I am looking for some advice in how to re-vamp my resume in softening my gap. This year, I had...

Meghan J in Salem, Oregon

Updated 104 months ago

Oregon Legal Assistant Professions - 4 Replies

How is the legal assistant profession going in Salem Oregon? I want to move there.

legal training in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Updated 110 months ago

age and legal sec. - 5 Replies

doe age matter when you are just starting out in the legal field...going into new career

vh in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 111 months ago

Job age discrimination - 23 Replies

There are supposed to be employers out there who like mature, experienced legal secretaries and assistants. However, I don't know where these people...

Displaced LegSec in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 119 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your legal assistant career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being a legal assistant? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

bobby2009 in Macon, Georgia

Legal Right

My boss has been trying for weeks to get me fired. Every attempt has failed, she even has gone as far as telling a customer to put a complaint out on...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

I want a GREAT job in Eutopia. How do I get it?

I want a great job in Eutopia, one with great medical insuance, 401K, lots of vacation days and personal days. I want my own office - without an AH...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida


State unemployment, November 2008 «click column headings to re-sort table» Rank State Rate 51 MICHIGAN 9.6 50 RHODE ISLAND 9.3 48 CALIFORNIA 8....

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 124 months ago

Are legal assistant job opportunities growing or declining? - 10 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most legal assistant...

Philip in Riverside, California

What are the question that they are going to be ask for phone interview?

Phone interview. Seed for your advise. What kind or type to be ask on phone interview?

Terann in St Clair Shores, Michigan

Updated 133 months ago

What are typical legal assistant salaries? - 3 Replies

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...

Jen in Bellevue, Washington

Updated 134 months ago

Getting a legal assistant job. - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing legal assistant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Mahogany in St Thomas, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Updated 138 months ago

What are the best legal assistant qualifications and training to get ahead? - 1 Reply

What is the best training for becoming a legal assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective legal...


Interview Preparation

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming legal assistant interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

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