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Paralegal a good career choice

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Paralegal A good career choice

Paralegal A good career choice

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  • 1. Paralegal A good career choice
  • 2. Paralegal work closely with attorneys to deliver legal services in both public and private sector.
  • 3. Though not fully qualified solicitor, paralegals can do a lot of work that a solicitor does. Their work ranges from administrative and legal secretarial tasks to legal research and legal information to a client.
  • 4. Paralegals are employed in:       Law firms Government agencies Hospitals Corporate offices Courts And most of the other business that have a legal department
  • 5. Paralegal is a good career choice because:       Excellent job outlook Opportunities for career growth Various source of employment Job stability and flexibility Good salary Variety of jobs to select from
  • 6. Educational requirements There are variety of education options ranging from Paralegal Certificates to Associates Degree and Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 7. There are options for specialisation. Some of the areas are:      Real estate Immigration Intellectual property Corporate Litigation
  • 8. Skills that are important • Problem solving • Innovative thinking • Effective communication • Research and investigation • Technical Team working
  • 9. It is ever changing and cutting edge field. Therefore, there is a requirement of continuous training and development.
  • 10. A new comer, interested in the paralegal field, should consider the employment opportunities to determine whether pursuing the position is right decision or not.

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