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Degrees in Paralegal and Legal Assisting: Emerging trends
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What is a paraleg...
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Types of Legal Assinting degrees
Bachelors of Science Degrees are available in:
Paralegal Studies,...
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The top five industries in which paralegals work and their salaries
1. We have the federal governm...
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There are eight main skills you need to be successful as a paralegal:
Communication, Writing, rese...
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Professionals with an MHA who work in medical and health service management work
predominantly in ...
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Degrees in Paralegal - 2014 Emerging Trends in Legal Assistance

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Have you ever considered getting a Paralegal Degree in Legal Assistance? This infographic, Degrees in Paralegal - 2014 Emerging Trends in Legal Assistance, uses the latest data on Legal & Law Degrees in the United States and details the current job outlook, the outlook over the next ten years, top salaries, and top degree types for Paralegal & Legal Assistance positions. - See more at: http://degreecouncil.org/programs/paralegal-degrees/

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Degrees in Paralegal - 2014 Emerging Trends in Legal Assistance

  1. 1. ©2014 DegreeCouncil.org Degrees in Paralegal and Legal Assisting: Emerging trends From DegreeCouncil.org What is a paralegal? Paralegals, also known as legal assistants, are individuals trained to assist attorneys in the delivery of legal services. Paralegals work in law firms, corporations, the government and other practice environments, and operate under the supervision of a lawyer. Paralegals cannot give legal advice, represent a client in court, establish legal fees, or sign documents filed with the court.
  2. 2. ©2014 DegreeCouncil.org Types of Legal Assinting degrees Bachelors of Science Degrees are available in: Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Administration with an emphasis in Human Services for Criminal Justice Management, Institutional Healthcare, and administration. A Masters of Science can be also obtained in: Legal Studies, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Law, and Leadership and Executive Management
  3. 3. ©2014 DegreeCouncil.org The top five industries in which paralegals work and their salaries 1. We have the federal government (excluding the postal service with an annual average salary of $62,400 2. Is Finance and Insurance with $54,670 3. Sees Local government at $47,000 4. Is Legal services at $44,050 per year 5. And finally at 5 we have State government at $42, 050
  4. 4. ©2014 DegreeCouncil.org There are eight main skills you need to be successful as a paralegal: Communication, Writing, research and investigative skills, Technology Skills, Organization, Multi-tasking, Teamwork, and attention to detail
  5. 5. ©2014 DegreeCouncil.org Professionals with an MHA who work in medical and health service management work predominantly in Outpatient Care Centers, home healthcare Organizations, Nursing homes, Doctors Offices, and State, Local and Private Hospitals
  6. 6. ©2014 DegreeCouncil.org Sources:
  7. 7. To find out more about Degrees in Legal Assisting, please visit us at: http://DegreeCouncil.org …or call us at 1 (866) 287-4338 to get the information you need! ©2014 DegreeCouncil.org

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