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The Top 4 Skills of a Successful Paralegal

Posted by Katie Fridsma

Aug 14, 2013 1:00:00 PM

Thanks to its recognition as a highly-skilled and hugely helpful profession, the paralegal career is gaining in popularity and becoming more in-demand.  A significant number of people are setting their sights on becoming paralegals because the job is rewarding and the career outlook is sunny.  Many people desire a legal career without the time and cost of law school.  Others desire to use a paralegal career as a helpful stepping-stone to becoming an attorney.

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Topics: paralegal certificate, paralegal degree, technology, career, online classes, education and training, paralegal skills

Transitioning from Military to Civilian? Consider a Paralegal Career.

Posted by James Scheffer

Aug 7, 2013 11:57:00 AM

The transition from military to civilian employment can be intimidating.  You may have made the decision to join the military for a myriad of reasons, including self-fulfillment, bringing discipline to your life, obtaining a career focus, or simply—but most importantly—service to our country.  Now that you have gained additional discipline and have fulfilled your service obligation, how do you best find continuing career focus and self-fulfillment in the private sector? 

Veterans choose a paralegal career

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Topics: paralegal degree, career, veterans and military, online classes, education and training

Learn the Basics of a Paralegal Certificate Program

Posted by Katie Fridsma

Jul 26, 2013 2:42:00 PM

Paralegals can take several different paths to enter the legal profession.  These typically involve different levels of education, on-the-job-training, and certifications.  Where paralegals work and what specific tasks they perform, however, depends on the kind of skills, experience, and education they have.

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Topics: paralegal certificate, paralegal degree, graduates and alumni, online classes, career, certification, education and training

9 Steps to Better Writing for Paralegals...et al.

Posted by Gail Armatys

Jul 16, 2013 3:18:00 PM

Paralegal Writing Skills

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Topics: paralegal degree, education and training

Four Ways Externships Help Paralegals Succeed

Posted by Gail Armatys

Jun 7, 2013 11:34:00 AM

Paralegal ExternDo you know which area of law you want to work in after you graduate from your paralegal program? Do you know if you want to work for a small or large firm? Do you know how you are going to enter the paralegal profession with no office skills? If you answered "no" to any of these questions, you should consider participating in an externship.

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Topics: paralegal certificate, paralegal degree, paralegal externship, career

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