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Busy personal injury lawyers require the assistance of paralegals to help keep their legal practice run smoothly. Paralegals receive training that qualifies them to offer assistance in many areas of legal practice. Whether you are planning to get into a paralegal study program or you have already made several steps to

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Legal Research

One of the key roles a paralegal in the modern law office is asked to perform is legal research. But, you may be wondering what we mean when we talk about performing legal research. Broadly stated, legal research is the process of identifying rules and policies that apply to a particular client's case. Proficiency in

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Imagine this scene. Hot, dry, Santa Ana winds come flowing down the canyons toward the ocean. Power lines sway in the strong wind, until they break free and fall to the ground. Sparks from the fallen lines ignite a fire in the dry brush underneath. With the wind behind it, the fire burns fiercely, destroying thousands

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criminal justice degree vs paralegal degree

If you have ever thought about entering the law field there are a few career choices that have likely come to mind.  A career in Criminal Justice, as a paralegal, or maybe a legal assistant, are all educational paths you may be considering.  If you want to make the right decision before committing to an educational

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For those considering a legal career as a court reporter, there are a number of considerations you may need to make.  If you've been asking yourself, "is court reporting right for me," you have found the right place.  A career in the legal field can be an exciting and lucrative one for the right person.  For those

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Legal Assistant Salary

Are you thinking about pursuing a career in the legal field? If a career as a paralegal or legal assistant sounds appealing, you might consider a specialized education that can help you get the training you need to pursue a new career. Legal assistants might work in a fast-paced environment and may need to work on

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joaquin bernal

Joaquin Bernal didn't get where he is by chance. He worked hard and overcame a number of obstacles before becoming a successful litigation paralegal at a law firm. Fremont College recently interviewed Mr. Bernal to learn more about his journey from high school drop out, to college graduate, to litigation

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What Is a Paralegal?

When most people think of jobs in the legal system, the first that comes to mind is usually an attorney. Television shows and movies may have romanticized what it is like to work within the legal system. Is it as rewarding as it seems on screen? There are a number of positions within the legal system, aside from

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paralegal salary

How Much Does a Paralegal Make? If you have been thinking about a career as a paralegal, it might prove to be a good choice.  Those looking to break into this prestigious industry could have a lucrative future ahead of them. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for paralegals was

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Paralegals have played an important role in the legal field for quite some time.  If you are wondering how you could be a paralegal with a degree we have compiled some good information to help get you started.  If you would like to speak with someone regarding your career goals and get answers to your questions to

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