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The legal assistant or paralegal works in different positions but they have to work towards supporting the lawyers by drafting the document, conducting the legal research, organizing the files and by maintaining the files. The legal assistant and paralegals can work in different organizations. However, most of the legal assistant work in the corporate legal department, law firms with government agency. They can also work overtime, full time and they have to meet important deadlines.

If you want to become a legal assistant or a paralegal, you will need to have a certificate in the paralegal assistant in order to qualify as the Legal Assistant Jobs. In certain cases, the employer can hire the college graduates who have the bachelor degree but who do not have the legal experience or the education in the paralegal job. The employment for the legal and paralegal assistant is expected to continue to grow faster than it was before. The occupation is attracting other applicants but the competition is also strong. The trained and experienced paralegal has the best prospects.

The legal assistant can make the choice in the variety of the certifications or programs. The students can choose the traditional on campus degree or they can even join the online programs. After the training, the legal assistant may work in different places that include the administrative and managerial roles in many organizations. The paralegals, who work with the law firms, may need to schedule the meeting to talk with the clients in order to discuss the details about a certain case in assisting the attorneys in their functions. The attorney may also require their assistance to attend the court with them and to take the note while reviewing their evidence.

As the law field is becoming too complex, the legal assistant are also specializing in some areas like in the healthcare or medical law. Another aspect that it is gaining more importance is immigration law, and the legal assistant may need to get involved into the legal procedure of the people who need to apply for the citizenship. Other specialization may include family law, social services, real estate, estate planning, litigation, civil and criminal law. The legal assistant may also choose to work in other area that includes the local government bodies, private business, federal business, software companies or insurance.

In summary, the legal assistants have different responsibility the common documents that they have to undertake include the estate statements, appeals, pleading, wills, briefs and contracts. The assistant will be required to assist the lawyer in the research and in the administrative tasks such as keeping legal documentation updated.
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Apr 17,14 USA - TX Austin

Sponsored Job  
Confidential
firm is looking for a legal assistant paralegal who is flexible,... healthcare contracts. Prepare and organize legal documents, including memoranda, contracts,... answering phones, and handling legal filings and pickups. Bachelor’s degree... consider candidates without formal legal experience if they have......

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Apr 14,14 USA - FL Hollywood

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The Arias Law Group, P.A.2-2 yrs required
seeking a Plaintiff's PIP legal assistant The right candidate should... 2 years/+), and/or paralegal legal assistant education Must enjoy working in... a fast-paced environment and handle a heavy case load. Multitask while maintaining organization. Client...

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Apr 09,14 USA - NC Philadelphia

Sponsored Job  
Willig, Williams & Davidson5-5 yrs required
PA firm seeks a legal secretary with 5+ years... labor/litigation experience.  The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, and in additional to general secretarial duties, must be able to collate,...

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Apr 17, 14 USA - TX Houston

Law Firm, Min 2 yrs required
57hit(s)  
Project assistant Duties: Assisting the Director,... Manager and CLE Administrative assistant of Professional Development with... Manager and CLE Administrative assistant of Professional Development with... Manager and CLE Administrative assistant of Professional Development with... Manager and CLE Administrative assistant of Professional Development in assistant
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Mar 25, 14 USA - NY Rosendale

Law Firm, 1-2 yrs required
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legal assistant The candidate will... supporting multiple principals concurrently and 1-2 years of progressively responsible work experience as legal assistant research assistant medical assistant real estate assistant administrative assistant personal assistant (with technical... or administrative duties), receptionist, or related position....
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Apr 17, 14 USA - IL Chicago

Law Firm, Min 5 yrs required
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of human resource coordinator legal assistants and receptionists (42... overtime is incurred by legal assistants. Coordinate coverage needs... when a legal assistant(s ) is out... distribute same to all legal assistants and receptionist when... are made. Ensure all legal assistant assignments are kept legal
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Apr 16, 14 USA - MI Lansing

Government, Min 2 yrs required
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Deputy Division Director and assistant State Veterinarian for Non-Ruminant... Programs. Prepare correspondence, reports, Deputy Division Director and assistant State Veterinarian for Non-Ruminant... Deputy Division Director and assistant State Veterinarian for Non-Ruminant... Deputy Division Director and assistant State Veterinarian for Non-Ruminant......
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Apr 10, 14 USA - TX Austin

Government,
29hit(s)  
legal assistant I - II... Duties for legal assistant I: The candidate... responses, rules and other legal documents for use in... documents for use in legal proceedings. Schedules, attends, assists,... references for accuracy. Researches legal and other sources as... service. Duties for legal assistant II: All of legal
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Apr 23, 14 USA - IL Chicago

Law Firm,
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Office/Paralegal assistant The candidate's duties will... in an administrative, office assistant or paralegal assistant role.... Microsoft Office 10, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint skills are needed. Excellent typing and proofreading skills are required. Should have excellent organization and communication skills....
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Apr 22, 14 USA - IN Jeffersonville

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
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responsible for providing administrative legal support relating to legal and compliance issues associated... resources function. Will perform legal assistant activities to support... send routine correspondence. Conduct legal research via Internet, Lexis assistant to complete reports. Review legal subpoenas directed to labor......
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Apr 22, 14 USA - VA McLean

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
4hit(s)  
Senior legal assistant The candidate will... providing all aspects of legal and administrative support to... the company legal Department and Board of... subsidiaries. Assist company’s Chief legal Officer in preparing materials... other Company meetings. Maintain legal Department databases and files legal
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Apr 22, 14 USA - CT Old Greenwich

In-House, Min 5 yrs required
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Executive assistant to the Chief Operating... Officer and General Counsel The candidate will perform day-to-day tasks including preparing travel and expense reports in a closely with the Executive/Personal assistant to the CEO and... the Executive assistant to the CIO, to......
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Apr 21, 14 USA - WA Olympia

Government, Min 2 yrs required
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legal Secretary III, Government Compliance... candidate coordinates and directs legal assistant services for the... Serves as the principal legal assistant to three staff... supervises three or four legal assistants and/or office assistants.... Performance Program) reports. Prepares/types legal correspondence, petitions, briefs legal
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