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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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Oct 15,14 USA - CA San Francisco

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Oct 08,14 USA - NM Albuquerque

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Oct 14,14 USA - NJ Englewood Cliffs

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Sep 30, 14 USA - TX Houston

In-House, 10-12 yrs required
legal Executive assistant Duties:... Development Officer with all legal and development matters. Handling... and correspondence for the legal and development departments. Scheduling... travel for the legal and development staff. Detailing... expense reports for the legal development and staff. Scheduling legal
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Sep 29, 14 USA - DC Washington

In-House, Min 1 yrs required
Administrative assistant Duties: Responsible for... Policy, the Political Compliance assistant Analyst, and the legal Reform... Policy assistant Analyst. Contact... with various levels... political law compliance and legal reform policy projects as... Policy, the Political Compliance assistant Analyst, and the legal Reform... Policy assistant Analyst....
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Sep 29, 14 USA - TX Houston

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proposal/tender documents, and completes legal related documentation for review and... and filing of original legal documents relating to the... a focus on international legal issues. Researches and analyzes... statutes, recorded judicial decisions legal articles, and legal codes.... librarian, keeping and monitoring legal volumes and ensuring legal
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Oct 18, 14 USA - SC Spartanburg

In-House, 3-4 yrs required
legal Administrative assistant Candidate will... act as legal assistant to Senior Corporate... Counsel. Will act as legal assistant for Third Party... Vendor Management and contract support. Assist Corporate Counsel, Contracts in organizing and maintaining vendor contract database. Coordinate with internal...
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Sep 29, 14 USA - FL Saint Petersburg

In-House, 2-3 yrs required
legal Administrator Compliance - Paralegal... Duties: Provide compliance legal support for business units... various presentations as well as development of policies and procedures relating to Regulatory Compliance. Participate in other legal functions and projects as... directed by SVP assistant General Counsel....
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Sep 29, 14 USA - PA Latrobe

In-House, 3-5 yrs required
Responsible for supporting: the assistant General Counsel & assistant to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations. Ensure... a master listing of legal entities, Officers and Directors... and an overall corporate legal entity organizational chart. Prepare... and/or closing documents and legal filings, and provide paralegal......
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Oct 10, 14 USA - IL Chicago

In-House, Min 2 yrs required
candidate will work in legal and Compliance Department. Provides... General Counsel with internal legal training and presentations. Ensures legal department operates efficiently. Completes... with others; handle confidential legal work; interpret and handle... and understand basic corporate legal documents. Manage the editing legal
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Oct 10, 14 USA - IL Chicago

In-House, Min 2 yrs required
candidate will work in legal and Compliance Department. Provides... General Counsel with internal legal training and presentations. Ensures legal department operates efficiently. Completes... with others; handle confidential legal work; interpret and handle... and understand basic corporate legal documents. Manage the editing legal
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Oct 09, 14 USA - PA Horsham

In-House, 3-5 yrs required
legal Process Control Manager/Senior Paralegal legal Support Coordinator Duties:... responsibility: administration of all legal processes, primarily related to... paralegal-type support for internal legal department responsibilities; and back-up... support to legal Administrative assistant Prepare legal documents and implement checklists... in-house attorneys for internal legal Department responsibilities. Franchise Disclosure legal
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Oct 05, 14 USA - AK Anchorage

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Executive assistant legal assistant Duties: Provides... secretarial functions, maintenance of legal Department files (contracts, insurance,... excel spreadsheet. Files corporate legal documents, contracts and agreements.... Transcribes, drafts and updates legal and insurance documents at... re-directs as needed. Maintains legal filing system and makes legal
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