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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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Aug 19, 14 USA - SC Spartanburg

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Aug 14, 14 USA - WA Seattle

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Aug 13, 14 USA - FL Saint Petersburg

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Aug 26, 14 USA - WA Seattle

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Aug 25, 14 USA - VA Herndon

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research and resolves routine legal questions under the direction... the attorney and the legal secretary. Engages in a... or participated in attorney assistant or paralegal education/training. Assists... Law department databases, and legal review of various transactions.... or participated in attorney assistant or paralegal education/training. Must......
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Aug 25, 14 USA - AL Birmingham

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Aug 25, 14 USA - NC Durham

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Aug 23, 14 USA - WI Milwaukee

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Aug 23, 14 USA - MA Framingham

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Aug 23, 14 USA - TX Houston

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Compliance legal assistant Duties: Receive, route,... Contractual compliance requires the legal assistant to maintain the... Company’s contract database while also tracking and coordinating key metrics and service levels within the contracts. Receive, route, and track all client contracts (agreements, non-disclosure...
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This article talks about a new legal position being used in corporations. The position of Legal Assistant in Corporate Contracts is replacing the need to have attorneys on staff to oversee contracts. The job is still supervised by attorneys in the corporation or the firm that provides legal services to the corporation.

The Advantages of Legal Assistant Jobs

A professional legal assistant plays an important role along with other legal professionals such as administrative law specialists, attorneys, administrative law examiners, or prosecutor training coordinators in the legal profession. The advantages of legal assistant jobs come along with the intellectual and financial benefits they receive from their work such as fast career growth, prestige, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and mentally-stimulating environment.

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